Redefining Realness rank on bestsellers list
People, including Janet, on TIME's most influential on the Internet list
Rank on Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business list
Year Janet founded #girlslikeus

Janet on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday

Surpassing Certainty

Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me traces Janet’s journey of growing into adulthood and experiencing all the growing pains – falling in and out of love for the first time, living away from home, and working towards a career in the highly competitive world of New York magazine publishing. 

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Redefining Realness by Janet Mock - Hardcover Book

Redefining Realness

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More is Janet’s coming-of-age story celebrating the perils and pleasures of her unconventional girlhood in Honolulu, Dallas and Oakland. It’s the first memoir from a young trans woman and debuted on the New York Times bestsellers list!

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Praise for Redefining Realness

“Courageous! Told with a spirit of raw honesty that moves beyond confession to redemptive revelation, this book is a life map for transformation—for changing minds.”- bell hooks
“Janet Mock is a glamorous, smarty-pants writer and activist…Redefining Realness isn’t just a service to the trans community but to every woman – hell, person – who has struggled with identity.”- Lena Dunham
“Redefining Realness is a riveting, emotional, crisply written testimony. I couldn't put it down. I aspire to be as unflinchingly brave!”- Laverne Cox
“Irrefutable evidence that Janet must be understood through her intellect, spirit, and wit. Janet does what only great writers of autobiography accomplish—she tells a story of the self, which turns out to be a reflection of all humanity. You will be changed by this book.”- Melissa Harris-Perry

Janet is a writer, TV host and advocate. She’s written for The New Yorker and Marie Claire, produced for HBO, and wrote a bestseller.

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She’s hosted her own MSNBC series, done correspondent work for Entertainment Tonight and produced an HBO documentary.

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