Janet Mock – Visibility and Voice [Melbourne]
Janet Mock - Visibility and Voice [Melbourne]

Event Information


Thursday August 31, 2017
8:15 PM


Deakin Edge
1 Batman Ave
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Auslan Interpreter/s

Linda D'Ornay & Marc Ethan

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Internationally acclaimed transgender rights activist Janet Mock, author of Redefining Realness and Surpassing Certainty – memoirs that share her experiences of growing up poor, multiracial and trans in America, and her journey into the highly competitive New York media. Mock draws on her experience as a journalist and prominent trans woman to speak about the power of storytelling in media and popular culture, the history of trans women in feminist, LGBTI and social justice movements, and the importance of visibility and voice.


*Please note: ‘Visibility & Voice’ is a Festival Highlight event, and not eligible with a Festival 5 or 10 Pass.

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