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'Pose' Creators On Epidemic of Violence Killing Trans Women of Color

“We wanted to really concentrate on the epidemic of violence that trans women are facing.”

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Janet Mock Makes History With Massive Netflix Deal

The “Pose” producer is the first transgender woman to sign a creator-in-charge deal at a leading entertainment company.

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Out Mag Celebrates Black Mothers and Daughters of the Movement

Guest editor Janet Mock spotlights five activist heroes—including Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and Alicia Garza—for Out’s March issue.

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Colorlines Favorites of 2018: The Messy Humanity and Community of 'Pose'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite shows, books, hashtags, movies and more of 2018. Here, editorial assistant catherine gonzalez discusses why the FX series “Pose” is her favorite TV show of the year. 

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FX Strikes a 'Pose' For Another Season

The show, about ball culture in late-’80s Manhattan, broke new ground for the representation of Black and Brown LGBTQ people on episodic television.

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Janet Mock Hopes 'Pose' Changes Hollywood for Trans POC Artists

“I knew with ‘Pose,’ I would hold the pen, writing narratives that would show the totality of what it meant to be Brown and Black, to be trans and poor and femme in an era in New York City dictated by a series of ills, from HIV and gentrification to crack and greed.”

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READ: Janet Mock Responds to Violent, Transphobic 'Breakfast Club' Conversation

“My sisters and I are here and we exist, and you will not diminish our light and our brilliance.”

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[VIDEO] How Kids, Women and Men of Color Showed Up for the Women's March on Washington

At the massive, historic gathering in D.C. we found expressions of resistance, determination and even joy. 

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Janelle Monáe, Janet Mock Join Women's March on Washington Lineup

The march is positioned as an act of solidarity for women who value human rights as the nation changes leadership.

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Phoebe Robinson's New 'Sooo Many White Guys' Podcast Highlights Creators from Marginalized Groups

The comedian and “2 Dope Queens” co-host’s new podcast debuted yesterday via WNYC.

ROUNDUP: What You Need to Know About the Reaction to bell hooks' Critique of 'Lemonade'

From Melissa Harris-Perry to Jamilah Lemieux, several prominent Black women in media and academia have weighed in on the state of Black Feminism and hooks’ take on the visual album. Listen in on the conversation.

Janet Mock and Alicia Garza Talk Race, Gender at United Nations

The activists and others presented at the United Nations as part of the Recognition, Justice and Development: Women of African descent event.

Janet Mock to Anna Holmes: 'I Am Completely In Tune With Myself'

She opens up about her journey since coming out to the world.

Watch Janet Mock Interview 'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae

The two chat about writing memoirs and making jokes.

Janet Mock Raises Nearly $8K (and Counting) in Books for Trans Prisoners

The project has already surpassed its goal with 28 days left.

Watch Janet Mock Interview Tracee Ellis Ross

The two talk about fame, family and hair.

Janet Mock Clarifies New Role at Marie Claire, Won't Be 'Trans Correspondent'

She’s accepted an offer to work as contributing editor at Marie Claire.

Watch bell hooks and Janet Mock Talk About Liberating the Black Female Body

Tuesday’s talk is part of a series at the New School that wraps up on Wednesday, May 7.

Janet Mock Asks Reporter: 'Who Was the First Person You Came Out to as Cis?'

The activist flips the script on the media.

Watch Janet Mock and Laverne Cox Talk about 'Redefining Realness'

Tonight’s conversation at NYU will be live streamed!