Ashlee Dean Wells

Ashlee Dean Wells


Ashlee Dean Wells is an internationally acclaimed photographer, published author, producer, queer, feminist, and storyteller currently calling Chicago home. Parent to Xavier (12) and identical twins Nova (5) and Aurora (stillborn due to Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome); Ashlee is also an advocate for visibility in differing abilities and shattering the stigmas surrounding peri and postnatal loss. In addition to commercial and lifestyle photography work, Ashlee is the founder of the 4th Trimester Bodies Project [] and is always excited to share the message of positivity and self-love.

Ashlee Dean Wells Articles

Our society may not yet be post-gender, but our home can easily be.

Because “I’m A Human”: Non-Binary Parenting

I’ve been catapulted from gender-neutral parenting to a call to action to break down the gender binary altogether and move to non-binary parenting.