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Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:29PM

She’s the first transgender actress to be nominated for the award.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

by Jamilah King on June 30 2014, 10:28AM

The actress was one of this year’s grand marshals for the parade.

Topics: Culture

The Women's Prison Issues to Watch for in 'Orange is the New Black'

The Women’s Prison Issues to Watch for in ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 7:00AM

Beyond the glitz and glamor of the show’s second season are real-life issues that impact thousands of incarcerated women in the United States.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Laverne Cox Makes History on the Cover of TIME

Laverne Cox Makes History on the Cover of TIME

by Jamilah King on May 29 2014, 10:12AM

It’s a major moment of visibility for transgender women of color.

Topics: Culture

Poll: Laverne Cox is More Influential Than Justin Bieber

Poll: Laverne Cox is More Influential Than Justin Bieber

by Jamilah King on April 21 2014, 10:15AM

That’s according to voters in an annual survey for Times Magazine.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox and the 'Magical Negro' Trope With Glitter

Laverne Cox and the ‘Magical Negro’ Trope With Glitter

by Jamilah King on March 18 2014, 1:28PM

Before her massive success on “Orange is the New Black,” Cox was featured on widely panned VH1 reality show.

Topics: Culture

Watch Janet Mock and Laverne Cox Talk about 'Redefining Realness'

Watch Janet Mock and Laverne Cox Talk about ‘Redefining Realness’

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 7:13PM

Tonight’s conversation at NYU will be live streamed!

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Laverne Cox: Loving Trans Women is a Revolutionary Act

Laverne Cox: Loving Trans Women is a Revolutionary Act

by Jamilah King on February 3 2014, 3:46PM

She brought the house down at the recent Creating Change conference in Houston.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Laverne Cox Remembers Islan Nettles While Schooling Katie Couric

Laverne Cox Remembers Islan Nettles While Schooling Katie Couric

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 8:46PM

Neither Cox nor Carmen Carrera were having it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Laverne Cox is on the Cover of Vibe Vixen

Laverne Cox is on the Cover of Vibe Vixen

by Jamilah King on November 22 2013, 4:18PM

The new cover girl opens up about her difficult childhood in Alabama.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Laverne Cox, Brittney Griner, George Takei Among This Year's Out 100

Laverne Cox, Brittney Griner, George Takei Among This Year’s Out 100

by Jamilah King on November 7 2013, 10:13AM

The list includes some of today’s most influential queer people of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Laverne Cox, Janet Mock Talk Stigma of Loving Transgender Women

Laverne Cox, Janet Mock Talk Stigma of Loving Transgender Women

by Jamilah King on September 13 2013, 11:48AM

Finally, we get perspectives from transgender women and not just the society that shuns those who date them.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Mister Cee, /NOW

Transgender Actress Laverne Cox: 'Orange is the New Black' is a Big Deal

Transgender Actress Laverne Cox: ‘Orange is the New Black’ is a Big Deal

by Jamilah King on July 22 2013, 11:34AM

Cox is one bright spot in a show that’s trying really hard to be funny.

Topics: /NOW

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