On Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times ran a virulently anti-trans "op-ed" from Kevin D. Williamson, in which he referred to Laverne Cox and other trans women as "an effigy of a woman," repeatedly used incorrect pronouns to describe Laverne, and inaccurately stated that she is not a woman.
Yesterday, on MSNBC with Ronan Farrow, managing editor of TIME, Nancy Gibbs, and transgender advocate and GLAAD senior media strategist, Tiq Milan, discussed the role of the media in transgender issues in light of 'Orange is the New Black' star Laverne Cox's feature on Time Magazine's cover.
TIME Magazine today released a new cover, "The Transgender Tipping Point," featuring Laverne Cox.
This morning the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Awards and several LGBT actors, characters and inclusive series and films picked up nominations.
Orange Is the New Black star and GLAAD Media Award honoree Laverne Cox will executive produce and host an upcoming documentary on transgender youth, as reported by BuzzFeed.
Heritage Pride, the group that organizes NYC Pride, announced that Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey will serve as Grand Marshals for the 2014 NYC Pride Parade.
"Listen to your children" - Access Hollywood speaks to Laverne Cox's mother Gloria backstage at the #GLAADawards
After Laverne Cox's mother Gloria surprised her at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, Gloria joined Laverne backstage to speak with Access Hollywood about loving her transgender daughter and what she would tell the parents of LGBT children.