• Lex Beatty CoAction


A poem for the unheard.

A promise to tell their stories.

Author Biography

Lex Beatty, CoAction

Lex, BA, Trainer, coAction

Lex is a spoken word artist, educator, and activist dedicated to social justice and creative resistance.  In 2008, Lex began pursuing spoken word and education full time performing, presenting, and teaching dynamic and engaging poems and curriculum designed to address and confront an ever-evolving world.  Lex appears in the film, Shades Of Youth, and is using multimedia and poetry to engage youth and adults in forums and workshops around the U.S.   As a multiracial, transgender artist and activist Lex's work emphasizes the intersection of gender and race.  Lex is actively engaged in spiritual development with the intention of becoming a minister, engaging with spoken word as a spiritual practice and infusing this consciousness into creativity.  Lex holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from University of California Santa Cruz and currently calls Santa Cruz, CA her home.

How to Cite
Beatty, L. (2010). Intention. Understanding and Dismantling Privilege, 1(1). Retrieved from
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