Essays by Janet Mock Trans

 

What Tyga’s Sext Scandal Says About the Shame Attached to Desiring Trans Women

I end every show with an editorial on one pressing and personal cultural topic. This week's editorial discusses a topic I've written about previously:...

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer at ABT

I end every show with an editorial on one pressing and personal cultural topic. This week's editorial discusses ballet dancer Misty Copeland's promotion...

So POPular Special: My Interview with Laverne Cox

In a very special edition of So POPular!, I sat down with Laverne Cox, where we discussed everything from her career in Hollywood, her visibility as a trans...



Revealing Caitlyn Jenner: My Thoughts on Media, Privilege, Healthcare Access & Glamour

I wasn't planning to write about the Vanity Fair cover introducing Caitlyn Jenner to the public. This lack-of-a-response was not reflective of my excitement...

Exclusive! Prancing Elite Kareem Davis Discusses Disclosure & HIV

As a follower of Oxygen's reality show, The Prancing Elites Project, which follows five fierce steppers in Mobile, Alabama, I was moved to tears when one of the dancers,...

Body Positivity: Tess Holliday’s Radical Self-Love on People Magazine Cover

I end every show with an editorial on one pressing and personal cultural topic. This week's editorial discusses PEOPLE magazine's annual "Body Issue,"...