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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is an American actress on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black. Cox has made history as being the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy award in an acting role and to be on the cover of Time magazine. Laverne Cox is at the forefront of the transgender movement, and is a hero in the LGBT community. In 2014 Laverne Cox was honored by GLAAD with the Stephen F. Kolzak award for her work as an advocate for the transgender community.

She and her friend were approached by a man who asked “Guy or girl?” and then began hitting Cox's friend.

November 30 2020 2:52 PM

The actress and icon talks about how much has changed for trans people since Orange Is The New Black premiered. 

June 30 2020 5:44 PM

Director Ryan White discusses decades of queer visibility (and invisibility) chronicled on the Apple TV+ docuseries Visible: Out on Television.

February 14 2020 4:58 AM

The transgender icon reminded the audience at the Outfest Legacy Awards why loving representation matters in a world divided by hate.

October 31 2018 6:40 AM

Appearing on the game show, the trans actress handled herself like the pro she is.

July 03 2018 2:14 PM

The Advocate kicked off Pride season Friday with a star-studded event at Los Angeles's Beverly Center, honoring top LGBT leaders from around the country.
 

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