Janet Mock

June 4, 2012

CeCe McDonald Sentenced Today; Supporters Still Fight

Today our thoughts are with CeCe McDonald, who faced sentencing in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County Government Center this afternoon.
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May 22, 2012

Win Tickets to the #glaadawards in San Francisco!

Do you want to attend the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on June 2nd? GLAAD is giving away two tickets to one of our Twitter followers

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May 15, 2012

NY Times Does Not Retract Dehumanizing Coverage of Trans Woman Who Died in Fire

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

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May 16, 2012

Janet Mock Empowers Trans Women with #GirlsLikeUs Campaign

Trans advocate and editor of People.com launches the #GirlsLikeUs campaign to empower trans women.
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May 14, 2012

NY Times Trans Exploitation Completely Unacceptable

This weekend, the New York Times published an extremely exploitative article about a transgender woman who had died in a fire.

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May 10, 2012

Celebrities Speak Out on Twitter About Obama's Endorsement of Marriage Equality

Following President Barack Obama's historic announcement yesterday, celebrities are weighing in on their support as well.
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March 26, 2012

Video: Laverne Cox and Janet Mock Introduce "I AM: Trans People Speak" Video Series at the #glaadawards

Laverne Cox joined the GLAAD Media Awards nominee and co-chair Janet Mock on stage at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City last Saturday to introduce GLAAD’s work in conjunction with the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition.
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Trans Advocate Janet Mock on Transgender Day of Remembrance

In the following blog excerpt for Transgender Day of Remembrance, editor and trans advocate Janet Mock describes her experience of coming out to her date as a trans teenager and remembers the lives of those transgender women who were victims of violence.

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