This morning I woke up to a TIME cover story about the trans movement being at a tipping point and seeing my dear friend and sister Laverne Cox on the cover. Such a major media moment for a trans woman of color to be visible and vocal in this way, helping spark multiple conversations about identity, about the intersection of race, class, gender and so much more.
Both my tumblrs were trending over the weekend on tumblr.
Submit your story to I AM #REDEFININGREALNESS.
It’s the trendy thing to do.
Trans women featured in a celebratory space in Marie Claire magazine.
They applaud Redefining Realness’ bestsellers status as well as feats accomplished by Carmen Carrera, Laverne Cox and Laura Jane Grace.
Today, I’m featured in a New York Times Style piece about the undeniable presence of trans artists (including Zackary Drucker, Rhys Ernst, Laverne Cox and Valentijn de Hingh) in our culture.
Elated that the success of Redefining Realness is highlighted as one of those landmark cultural moments.
Can’t make Tuesday’s convo w/ me + @LaverneCox at my alma mater NYU? Watch live online! RSVP: http://ow.ly/ujp99
Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought this?
Author and advocate Janet Mock breaks down Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera’s appearance on Katie Couric’s talk show
My editorial for Elle magazine on the media’s genital-gazing and the undeniable bawse-ness of Laverne Cox & Carmen Carrera’s Katie Couric show appearance.
Joy Reid, Aisha Moodie-Mills, Danielle Moodie-Mills, Richard Kim and Marcus Mabry discuss the elections and people to watch out for in 2014.
"She’s redefining how we think about black women in our society," Aisha said of me.
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