Oprah Interviews Trans Writer Janet Mock

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Transgender author and TV host Janet Mock just announced she will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for an upcoming episode of Super Soul Sunday on OWN.

The interview will focus on Mock’s book, Redefining Realnessher bestselling coming-of-age memoir. Since its debut last year, Redefining Realness has won several awards and made it onto the New York Times Bestseller list.

In 2012, Mock launched the social media project #GirlsLikeUs, a movement that encourages trans women to live visibly. Since then, she has been named one of the “30 Most Influential People on the Internet” by Time magazine.

Mock took to her Facebook page to announce the interview, writing, “Pinches self! This is the interview I’ve been dreaming of.”

Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Bestselling Author Janet Mock: Becoming Your Most Authentic Self airs Sunday, May 3 at 11am on OWN.

h/t: Southern4Life

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