The piece calls trans people delusional and refers to gender-confirmation surgery as 'mutilation'; the Chicago Sun-Times has apologized for republishing it.
After briefly topping the Time 100 public poll, Laverne Cox becomes the first openly transgender person to appear on the storied magazine's cover.
Responding to Twitter questions about her decision to perform at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, which does not admit transgender women, out actor Lea DeLaria announced that she will not participate.
Lea DeLaria has joined the lineup for this year's Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, an event that explicitly forbids trans people, like her Orange Is The New Black costar Laverne Cox, from attending.
The Orange is the New Black star expands her trans media empire in the form of a new documentary about trans teens airing this fall.
The transgender actress continues her ascent, listed alongside the likes of Abigail Breslin, Chelsea Peretti, Chris Hardwick, and 39 others in the popular indie magazine.