Janet on Facebook
Janet Mock is making history as an advocate for transgender individuals. By putting her story in the national spotlight, Janet, previously known as just another young, black professional woman, has challenged the stigma surrounding gender identity.
When more women like her come out, the teeth of transphobia will fall out.
Janet’s giving voice to a marginalized part of the LGBT community unlike any other.”
—Thomas Roberts, MSNBC Anchor
Talking and writing about my experiences have helped me finally accept the past and celebrate the fact that I was once a big dreamer who happened to be born a boy.
It’s emotional to read even for someone who has not walked that journey … because you describe it in a way as something that you had to do, not something you wanted to do.
—Michel Martin, NPR
She is also so beautiful – glowing skin, almond eyes, a mass of corkscrew curls – that she seems a little unearthly.