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Janet Mock, a trans woman, Redefining Realness for You today

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Janet Mock, author of Redefining Realness, interviewed on CNN, The Colbert Report, and featured on HuffPost Live, speaks out - in raw, honest, and moving terms - for all women to better understand how their identity affects them.

CONNECT with Marlise and discover how this stunningly beautiful trans woman is revolutionizing the way people think about and treat each other in the 21st century. Her unwavering conviction and ability to brave the difficult situations she is constantly placed in will inspire you to have greater courage in your own life.

In this powerful interview Marlise discusses with Janet her vital insights about identity, poverty, sexual abuse, and self love — and how they are within our power to change.

After publicly proclaiming her identity as a trans woman in a 2011 profile in Marie Clairemagazine, Janet Mock focused her efforts on speaking about the struggles, triumphs and portrayals of girls and women like herself. In 2012, she launched #GirlsLikeUs, a movement that encourages trans women to live visibly.

Janet is the New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, in which she discusses living at the intersections of identities. With unflinching honesty, Mock uses her own experience to highlight the unique challenges and vulnerabilities of trans youth and women everywhere.