Orange is the New Black star and transgender advocate Laverne Cox was named one of the Beautiful People of the year by Paper Magazine. The magazine said Cox made the list because she is "emerging as a mainstream voice for transgender equality in Hollywood--witness her 'teachable moment' on Katie Couric this past January."
In the piece, Cox talks about the appearance with Katie Couric and says, "There are folks who have been demonizing Katie, but we taped that segment in advance, so she chose to leave everything that she left in. I think that was a courageous thing. I'm a huge fan of hers and I continue to be."
Read more at papermag.com!