Janet Mock is a writer and activist who creates, critiques, and contributes to media in an effort to expand society’s limited portrait of womanhood. Mock is the New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness and host of So POPular! – a weekly MSNBC digital series about culture. She is a sought-after speaker and the founder of #GirlsLikeUs, a social media project that empowers trans women. She was featured in the HBO documentary The Out List and went on to produce and interview for The Trans List. She’s been interviewed on Real Time with Bill Maher and The Colbert Report. She’s also been profiled by The Washington Post, The New York Times, NPR, Feministing, Bitch and more. The Ms. Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Feminist Press, GLSEN, Shorty Awards and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project have honoured Janet for her work. She’s appeared on the Out 100, Root 100 and GOOD 100.
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