Black History Month- Janet Mock

Throughout the month of February, Family Equality Council is celebrating Black History Month by honoring the accomplishments, contributions, and lives of LGBT Black Americans, past and present.

Janet Mock— A former staff editor for People magazine, Janet Mock now works as a writer and transgender rights advocate, developing programs for transgender youth through the Hetrick-Martin Institute. She is well known for her social media work, and recently won the 2012 Sylvia Rivera Activist Award. Listen to her podcast and find out about her upcoming book at