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Watch: People Editor Janet Mock Reveals She is Transsexual

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Blogger and People.com editor Janet Mock talks about her transition from Charles to Janet in a beautiful and revealing video for the 'It Gets Better' project.

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  1. you go girl

    Posted by: Rob | May 20, 2011 6:51:29 PM


  2. wow, i knew some f*cktard would come out saying transgender people shouldn't be part of lgbt but i cannot believe it happened so quickly. sick is a perfect name for you cuz thats exactly what you are. this woman is an inspiration, and for anyone to say differently, gay or straight, is a worthless pile of trash. go back to the dumpster where you came from.

    Posted by: Rob | May 20, 2011 7:13:56 PM


  3. You're beautiful and courageous. You survived to have a wonderful life and to give hope to all those who are going through the same thing.

    Posted by: Tony | May 20, 2011 7:27:13 PM


  4. Shes gorgeous, inside and out. :)

    Posted by: Spudger | May 20, 2011 7:28:43 PM


  5. So fitting that this woman will post her truth and story here for the WORLD to see and you hide behind the anonymous internet like a child.

    Posted by: antisaint | May 20, 2011 7:29:23 PM


  6. Good for her. She seems cool.

    Posted by: Hal | May 20, 2011 7:45:10 PM


  7. Beautiful. We <3 you, too, Janet.

    Posted by: E | May 20, 2011 8:09:05 PM


  8. Amazing person. Who wouldn't want to be lucky enough to be her friend?

    Posted by: Andalusian Dog | May 20, 2011 8:13:32 PM


  9. What a beautiful woman. What a beautiful soul.

    Posted by: LAZYDAVID | May 20, 2011 8:18:04 PM


  10. All I kept thinking was: "She is freaking GORGEOUS!"

    Yay, you!

    Posted by: Cameron | May 20, 2011 8:30:19 PM


  11. Amen. So beautiful in so many ways.

    Posted by: Richie | May 20, 2011 8:50:15 PM


  12. Gorgeous woman!! Bravo, Janet! I want to meet you so badly!

    Posted by: RW | May 20, 2011 9:06:19 PM


  13. P.S. She got a fine-ass man, too!

    Suck on THAT, "Sick!"

    Posted by: RW | May 20, 2011 9:12:21 PM


  14. she is awesome

    Posted by: Brad | May 20, 2011 9:37:57 PM


  15. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

    Posted by: Jeffrey Martin | May 20, 2011 9:43:38 PM


  16. Awesome! Inspiring to me and I'm sure it will be for those who have the opportunity to see it. Bravo! And she's is FINE!!!

    Posted by: mboaz | May 20, 2011 9:58:43 PM


  17. Amazingly beautiful....on the outside AND the inside.

    Posted by: Geoff | May 20, 2011 10:16:36 PM


  18. Isn't there a way to delete comments like the one made by 'sick' which is clearly hate speech?

    I support my trans brothers and sisters, and thought this was a beautifully done video. Thank you Janet!

    Posted by: mike128 | May 20, 2011 10:19:05 PM


  19. Psychologically, Janet is now female. If this has helped her achieve a happiness in life, good on her.

    However, we mustn't lose touch with the fact that you cannot change your gender no matter what you do on the outside. Your chromosomes cannot be changed. Janet is still biologically a male.

    Posted by: brian | May 20, 2011 10:57:06 PM


  20. Smart,brave,& beautiful a winner all around.

    Posted by: Flipper | May 20, 2011 11:00:53 PM


  21. What a beautiful woman. What a beautiful video.

    Posted by: Amber | May 20, 2011 11:07:35 PM


  22. Janet, there is no "despite," your journey is a triumph from its beginning to always.

    Posted by: Russell | May 20, 2011 11:56:11 PM


  23. BRAVO Janet! I know many trans-gendered people, and Janet proves they are wonderful, valuable people. They are the most honest, trustworthy people I have ever met, and I am proud to call them part of my chosen family.

    Posted by: Double N | May 21, 2011 12:48:03 AM


  24. People has always been gay and trans friendly.

    Posted by: dh | May 21, 2011 1:06:55 AM


  25. Thank you Janet,,,Yours is a truly inspiring story.

    Posted by: mark | May 21, 2011 1:29:26 AM


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