It is a great honor to present the awardees of the first annual 2013 MOTHA Art Awards! With just under 2700 votes and over 400 nominees throughout all categories, the individuals and the projects listed below have been chosen to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the…
Loving the depth of artists highlighted on the 2013 MOTHA Art Awards, particularly those I’m lucky to call my sisters + siblings: KOKUMO, Laverne Cox, Monica Roberts, Jen Richards, Miss Major documentary crew, Amos Mac and many many more
“Redefining Realness is a riveting, emotional, crisply written testimony. I couldn’t put it down. I aspire to be as unflinchingly brave! Janet Mock’s story simultaneously embodies, complicates and subverts the concept of American exceptionalism and self-creation.”
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I’ve made it in THE Essence, as we black girls lovingly call the magazine. Pick up the January 2014 issue now for an exclusive excerpt of my upcoming book Redefining Realness.
“Courageous! Told with a spirit of raw honesty that moves beyond confession to redemptive revelation, this book is a life map for transformation—for changing minds. A heart-rending autobiography of love, longing, and fulfillment.”
I made the decision to be silent on Trans Day of Remembrance to take care of myself and gather thoughts about the framing of trans womanhood in relation to violence, death and tragedy. Here’s the essay I wrote during that time of personal solitude and reflection.