Isis King was the first transgender woman to appear on the TV show America’s Next Top Model. Janet Mock is a trans advocate and staff editor for People.com. Both chose to live visibly as trans woman in efforts to take a stand as trans role models.
In this conversation these two intelligent, passionate and talented women talk about their lives and work as trans women of color. They discuss what it is like to lead their lives in the spotlight, to advocate for the trans community, the lack of positive representations of trans women in mainstream media, and the power of self-definition and language sensitivity. Check it out!