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Lavender Keynote Speaker: Janet Mock

If you missed the Lavender Celebration, want to hear Janet Mock's inspirational speech again, or read her thoughts click here!

Writer and advocate Janet Mock addresses USC's LGBT graduates and allies at the 18th annual Lavender Celebration, as the first transgender keynote speaker.

In her speech Janet discusses the trial of CeCe McDonald, the murder of Paige Clay and the reason why she decided to use her voice as a young trans woman of color. 

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Read Janet Mock's thoughts about her speech on her website, titled A Message for CeCe, Paige & #GirlsLikeUS Everywhere: You Matter.

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