Laverne Cox

Documentary 'Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word' premiering on MTV and Logo October 17, Trans Forum to follow

On October 17, Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox will premiere a simulcast of the new documentary Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on MTV and Logo TV with a one hour Trans Forum following.

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September 10, 2014

Take a look at the LGBT folks featured in the 2014 Root 100 List

TheRoot.com, one of the most widely read and influencial Black news sites, has just published their list of the 100 most influential African Americans. Among the esteemed group of Black LGBT leaders are Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Rashad Robinson, and Yoruba Richen.

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September 2, 2014

"Faking It" adds recurring lesbian character, Laverne Cox to guest star

According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' season 2 of MTV's 'Faking It' will see the addition of a new recurring lesbian character named Reagan to the show's cast. What's more, actress, producer and trans advocate Laverne Cox will also join Hester High in a guest starring role.

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August 23, 2014

Watch the VMAs and root for some of your favorite LGBT artists

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are this Sunday and several out artists are up for awards or will be performing.

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August 21, 2014

Trans Women of Color Collective led a Call to Action one year after assault on Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) of Greater New York led a Call to Action this past Monday at Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, marking one year since the brutal assault on Islan Nettles.

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Phoenix trans activist Monica Jones appeals "manifestation" conviction, with support from Laverne Cox

Monica Jones, a trans woman of color activist and Arizona State University student in Phoenix, filed an appeal on Tuesday of her conviction for "manifesting an intent to prostitute," a city ordinance that sanctions behaviors like flagging down passing cars and asking whether someone is a police officer.

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July 29, 2014

Laverne Cox educates hosts on "CBS This Morning" and talks about her success on Orange is the New Black

Laverne Cox appeared on "CBS This Morning" and spoke about her Emmy nominee, Time cover, and other career successes/projects. She also spoke about growing up transgender and shared some wisdom on accepting people who are different from us.

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July 22, 2014

VIDEO: Laverne Cox takes a little time to enjoy The View

Yesterday, Laverne Cox appeared on ABC's The View to talk about her role on Orange is the New Black and the "nuance, and complexity, and dimension" it asked of her, and thus the catharsis it offered her.

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