Learn more about Janet Mock and her story: http://janetmock.com/
Janet Mock, a writer living in New York, tells her story of growing up transsexual in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she was born male and transitioned from Charles to Janet during her freshman year of high school.
Due to her adolescent transition, she was bullied, teased and taunted through the halls of her school. Janet shares her own story of transition and living in her truth as part of the It Gets Better Project to urge kids to ask for help and be certain in who they are and most importantly to dream big and realize that four years of high school is not their entire lives.
"You can become your dream," Janet urges to kids like her. "I promise that it gets better. I can say this because I am you."
This video was directed and produced by Janet's partner Aaron Tredwell, who continues to inspire her to be courageous and to follow her dreams.
Learn more about Janet Mock, her upcoming memoir Fish Food and her journey through genders: http://janetmock.com/