Essays by Janet Mock TV

 

The Racialized Sexism that Binds Mo’Ne Davis & Serena Williams

I end every show with an editorial on one pressing and personal cultural topic. This week's editorial discusses Little League star Mo'Ne Davis and the racialized...

Jussie Smollett’s Sexuality & The Banishing of ‘The Closet’

I end every show with an editorial on one pressing and personal cultural topic. This week's editorial dissects Empire star Jussie Smollett and his decision...

Jessica Williams Is Not Ready to Host The Daily Show & She’s Not Yours

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...



A Note on Visibility in the Wake of 6 Trans Women’s Murders in 2015

This morning I read about the murder of B. Golec* in Ohio. They were stabbed to death by their own father. Golec was only 22 years old. Their death marks...

Expanding Pronouns: Jenner, the Media & a Case for Using ‘They’

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...

Mindy Kaling Goes Invisible: Hypervisbility & Women of Color in Hollywood

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...