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Laverne Cox Stars in Beyoncé’s New Ivy Park Campaign

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In August, Laverne Cox announced that she was working with Beyonce´on a new project, and now we know exactly what she had up her sleeves. On Wednesday, the newest Ivy Park campaign launched, and Cox was front and center. On Instagram, she shared a photo...

Andy Cohen, Laverne Cox & Andre Leon Talley Get The Gas Face

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Nowadays you can’t expect much from Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live. I get it. He’s on Bravo. He thinks he’s an honorary black woman because he banters with the likes of every black reality TV show woman that’s out there. But Cohen is like a puss-filled...

Laverne Cox Says Public Should Focus on Caitlyn Jenner’s ‘Heart,’ Not Just Looks

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Laverne Cox wrote a post about Jenner’s Vanity Fair photos on her Tumblr page, in which she speaks on beauty standards for many transgender people. “I am so moved by all the love and support Caitlyn is receiving,” writes Cox, 31. “It feels like a...

Meet Mel Gonzalez: Texas First Transgender Homecoming King

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With the debut of Orange is the New Black, we all watched Laverne Cox rise to fame becoming the first openly transgender to be nominated for an Emmy. Cox used her newfound fame as a platform to educate the masses about the adversity she has...

Laverne Cox Addresses Sylvia Rivera Law Project

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  Laverne Cox recently came under fire after she appeared in a video for  The Sylvia Rivera Law Project. In the video, Cox read a letter from incarcerated trans woman Synthia China Blast. Blast, who is transgender,  has been imprisoned in the state of New York for 21...

Laverne Cox Makes Television History: Why It Matters

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Actress Laverne Cox entered the television annals on July 10 when she became the first openly-transgender woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. Cox is nominated for an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for her role as Sophia Burset –...