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. 
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/fashion/the-growing-transgender-presence-in-pop-culture.html

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. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/fashion/the-growing-transgender-presence-in-pop-culture.html

Can’t make Tuesday’s convo w/ me + @LaverneCox at my alma mater NYU? Watch live online! RSVP: http://ow.ly/ujp99

Can’t make Tuesday’s convo w/ me + @LaverneCox at my alma mater NYU? Watch live online! RSVP: http://ow.ly/ujp99

FREE CeCe documentary

Give all the coins!

(Source: missdorotheabrooke)

godspeedintotheabyss:

Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought this?

Too cute.

godspeedintotheabyss:

Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought this?

Too cute.

I'm a Trans Woman, but Please Stop Asking Me About My Genitalia

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. 

Politicos and cultural figures to Watch in 2014, including Janet Mock & Laverne Cox

Grateful to Aisha Moodie-Mills for mentioning me and my book Redefining Realness on her 2014 watchlist on MHP Show today, alongside Olivia Pope + Laverne Cox.

"She’s redefining how we think about black women in our society," Aisha said of me. 

AWARDEES ANNOUNCED!

hirstory:

2013 Art Awards trophies

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 

Honored to cal Laverne Cox, my friend, sister, counsel and among my first readers of Redefining Realness. Here’s what Laverne had to say about my book:
“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.”
If you haven’t do so already, please order your copy now!

Honored to cal Laverne Cox, my friend, sister, counsel and among my first readers of Redefining RealnessHere’s what Laverne had to say about my book:

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.”

If you haven’t do so already, please order your copy now!

chescaleigh:

Laverne Cox Shares on Transgender Issues and OITNB - Overshare  (Lives with Meredith Vieira)

Yes, my sister continues to share her brilliance with the world.

This is what legendary looks like.
Thank you Miss Major for your forty years-plus of work, for paving the path for us, for making me proud to be a trans woman of color, for reminding us that we can gather in celebration of our living as well as our fallen. 
You. Are. Major. 
Pictured with Laverne Cox, reina gossett, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and KOKUMO at the August 26th naming ceremony of the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice in NYC.

This is what legendary looks like.

Thank you Miss Major for your forty years-plus of work, for paving the path for us, for making me proud to be a trans woman of color, for reminding us that we can gather in celebration of our living as well as our fallen. 

You. Are. Major. 

Pictured with Laverne Cox, reina gossett, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and KOKUMO at the August 26th naming ceremony of the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice in NYC.