Essays by Janet Mock Missing Piece Podcast

 

Tennis’ Twirlgate: Sexism & Objectification On the Court

Every Friday I cover culture on my new MSNBC series, So POPular! The weekly show is my attempt at using art and movies, books and celebrities, as a lens...

In Touch Weekly’s Sensational Bruce Jenner Cover

Every Friday I cover all things culture on my new MSNBC series, So POPular! The weekly show is my attempt at using art and movies, books and celebrities,...

Why Joan Didion In Celine Matters For Old & Young Women

Every Friday I cover all things culture on my new MSNBC series, So POPular! The weekly show is my attempt at using art and movies, books and celebrities,...



‘Make Space For That': Discussing Gender, Race & Representation with Black-Ish Star Tracee Ellis Ross

When I got word that I would be sitting down with Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross for an interview on September 18 while filling in for Larry King on his new eponymous...

In Defense of Clair Huxtable & the Angry Black Woman In TV & Beyond

In the second grade, all I thought I could aspire to was being a secretary. Not that there is anything wrong with being an administrative assistant but there...

My Feminist Awakening & the Influence of Beyonce’s Pop Culture Declaration

I have a reluctant relationship to labels, especially when I feel forced to clothe myself in them to signify my identity. James Baldwin created this beautiful...