There are few contemporary visual concepts more tired than references to Jackie Kennedy, but that doesn’t mean the world won’t keep throwing them at us every once in a while. (Nor does it mean we’ll ever stop gobbling them up.)
From Janelle Monáe to Angela Davis to Madonna, many incredible women gave memorable speeches while participating in feminist political actions today in D.C. and throughout the world. Transgender author and activist Janet Mock’s was one of the best, delivering lines like, “a movement is so much more than a march. A…
On Friday morning at the United Nations headquarters, trans activist Janet Mock spoke on a panel where she stressed the need for more visibility of trans black women in discussions about rape and sexual assault.
Last week, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry boycotted her own MSNBC show because, she wrote in an open letter to her staff, she was tired of being sidelined. Her rift with the channel reached a breaking point in January over Beyoncé’s “Formation” video, which Harris-Perry had to fight to cover, and on Sunday MSNBC confirmed…
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Here's the cover for Candy (or C☆NDY)'s fifth anniversary special issue, titled "The Role Models," starring Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Carmen Carrera, and Geena Rocero—"the glamorous women who lead the trans revolution."
Janet Mock, the absolutely incredible writer, trans activist and all-around inspiration to humans everywhere, has been named a contributing editor at Marie Claire. Yes!
The incomparable bell hooks, author Marci Blackman, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners film director Shola Lynch and transgender activist and author Janet Mock are chatting at the New School right now. You can watch the livestream here.
Time and time again, we've seen reporters misstep when interviewing people who are transgender. Rather than getting to discuss the book, TV show, activism or whatever else it is that they're there to talk about, guests instead face invasive questions about their bodies and personal, private experiences.
Netflix's Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox and author Janet Mock are scheduled to give a talk on the campus of New York University, according to the university Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Student Center:
Piers Morgan can't seem to shut up about that time Janet Mock hurt his feelings. So incapable of shutting up about it is he that it's getting hard to like him at all.
Piers Morgan asked Janet Mock back onto his show to explain why she and the transgender community have been so incensed by the packaging of his interview with the trans activist and author. Unfortunately, rather than listen to Mock, Morgan continued to assert that he should be free from criticism because he has…
Last night, Piers Morgan had trans activist Janet Mock on his program. It did not go well. And today, when confronted about it by various trans activists and allies, he threw a Twitter temper tantrum for the ages.
Trans activist Janet Mock is releasing her book, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, on February 4 and it is unfortunately not about how to achieve her fantastic hair. Oh, because those curls are glorious.
Laverne Cox, an articulate and increasingly high-profile voice for trans people, joined trans activist Janet Mock, scholar Mark Anthony Neal, and The Nation’s Mychal Denzel Smith in a recent HuffPo Live chat about the latest prostitution scandal bedeviling New York DJ Mister Cee. During the half-hour discussion, host…