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Laverne Cox: Actress and transgender icon

Laverne Cox is an actress and a pioneering figure for transgender visibility. Cox rose to fame with her Emmy-nominated role on "Orange Is the New Black," but her success was four decades in the making. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, she was bullied for her gender expression as a...
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Laverne Cox, Ariana DeBose, Hannah Einbinder and Nico Santos Announced as Speakers for Variety’s Power of Pride Conversations

Variety is pleased to announce programming for its Power of Pride Conversations to take place on June 24th . The conversations are an extension of Variety’s Pride Issue, which hit newsstands on June 2nd and includes Variety’s annual Power of Pride list which celebrates a community of LGBTQ+ changemakers who use their power to promote inclusion.
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Mj Rodriguez, Laverne Cox and Monique Heart Will Participate In This Year’s “It Gets Better: A Digital Pride Experience”

LISTEN LIVE. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER. When I came out of the closet at 19-years-old, there were little to no resources to help me get acclimated to my new normal. Although my mother eventually came around to accept my lifestyle, the first couple of years were nothing short of a bumpy road. Back then, I could’ve benefited from an initiative like The It Gets Better Project.
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Why Laverne Cox Wants Accomplices Over Allies in the Fight for Trans Rights

Watch: Laverne Cox to Host E!'s Red Carpet Award Show Coverage. Laverne Cox is officially a superhero. Not that the actress, host of The Laverne Cox Show podcast and new face of E!'s red carpet coverage hasn't figuratively been saving the day since her arrival on the scene in Orange Is the New Black. But now, thanks to a new campaign with SodaStream, she's a literal caped crusader too.