TransHaven is pleased to announce that Christianne Benedict has joined the TransHaven Team and will be our Regional Coordinator for mid-Missouri. Christianne will represent TransHaven for the region and also work on TransHaven’s 2011 core state-wide projects. We are very thankful to have such an energetic and dynamic individual become part of our Advocacy.
Christianne Benedict is a graphic designer and writer. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1990 with a degree in fine art. She is a published film critic and presented a seminar on transgender imagery in mass media at the Southern Comfort Convention in 2005. She wrote and narrated a short critical film about transgender depictions in the movie, The World According to Garp, that was shown at the Filmmuseum in Berlin in 2009. She has been writing about movies on the internet since the mid-1990s. She currently writes about movies at her blog, Krell Laboratories, where she also occasionally writes about trans depictions in mass media.