Fri, Jul 6, 2012 3:50 PM EDT

America's Next Top Model's first transgender contestant, Isis King, sits down with People.com staff editor and transgender advocate, Janet Mock, for a conversation about representations of transgender people in media. Mock will be joining the "Race, Gender and the 21st Century" plenary at the Applied Research Center's (ARC) [Facing Race Conference](http://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=32931) taking place November 15-17 in Baltimore. ARC publishes Colorlines.com.