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Writings & Reflections by Janet Mock
On Words & Sheroes: Seeking Possibility Through the Works of Women Writers
I still remember how exhilarating it was to be a 12-year-old with a library card, to be nestled by rows of books by writers from all walks of life, to be able...
Thanks For Making ‘Redefining Realness’ a New York Times Bestseller!
This past week has been one of my most trying. Juggling media, obligations to loved ones and self, an intense travel schedule as well as public scrutiny...
A Dream Realized: ‘Redefining Realness’ Is Finally Here
It didn't hit me that I actually wrote a book until a hardcover copy finally came in. That was about three weeks ago. Though I wrote the book, went...
My Experiences as a Young Trans Woman Engaged in Survival Sex Work
At 16 years old, I began trading sex for money. The money I earned I used to pay for the vital medical care my family couldn't afford. This essay is not a confession....
Because of You: My Letter to CeCe McDonald on Her Release
Dear CeCe, I've started and stopped many letters to you, never knowing what to say. I sent books, instead. Books you requested, books that could probably...
My Year in Review: The Milestones That Shaped Me in 2013
I sit here in my mother's kitchen, reflecting. This isn't my childhood home. I've never had one of those. It's the first time I've been home for the holidays...
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Redefining Realness is the first memoir from a young trans woman. bell hooks says, "This book is a life map for transformation—for changing minds."
How Society Shames Men Dating Trans Women & How This Affects Our Lives
Guess what? Many men are attracted to women, and trans women are amongst these women....
'More Than A Pretty Face': Sharing My Journey To Womanhood
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. —Maya Angelou I've...
Trans in the Media: Unlearning the 'Trapped' Narrative & Taking Ownership of Our Bodies
A friend of mine who is a producer on Dateline NBC told me that a piece on a trans...
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