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Laverne Cox Poses Nude in Allure: I Thought It Could Be Inspiring, But I Also Did It for Me

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Laverne Cox Poses Nude in Allure: I Thought It Could Be Inspiring, But I Also Did It for Me

Originally posted 04/16/2015 12:15PM

When Allure approached Laverne Cox about doing a nude photo shoot for its May issue, the Orange Is the New Black actress became uncharacteristically shy.

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LIVE: See Laverne Cox, Oprah and More Glam Stars at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

LIVE: See Laverne Cox, Oprah and More Glam Stars at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Originally posted 02/19/2015 02:30PM

The event honors the accomplishments of African-American women in film and television

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See What Ricky Martin, Blake Lively & More Stars Are Eating & Drinking Right Now

See What Ricky Martin, Blake Lively & More Stars Are Eating & Drinking Right Now

Originally posted 02/13/2015 11:00AM

From burgers to cookies, these celebs are making us hungry!

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Laverne Cox Cast as Transgender Attorney in CBS Pilot

Laverne Cox Cast as Transgender Attorney in CBS Pilot

Originally posted 02/11/2015 03:15PM

Laverne Cox is slipping off her orange jumpsuit and stepping into a crisp suit.

The Orange Is the New Black actress has been cast as an attorney in CBS's drama pilot Doubt, reports Variety.

According to the trade, Cox, 30, stars as Cameron Wirth, a transgender Ivy League-educated defense attorney who becomes romantically entangled with one of her clients who is charged with a brutal crime.

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Laverne Cox, Sam Smith and Transparent Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees

Laverne Cox, Sam Smith and Transparent Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees

Originally posted 01/21/2015 12:05PM

Laverne Cox, Sam Smith and Transparent are among the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, the nation's LGBT media advocacy organization announced Wednesday.

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Which Stars Made it on the 'Celebs Gone Good' List This Year?

Taylor Swift Tops DoSomething.org's 'Celebs Gone Good' List for 3rd Year in a Row

Originally posted 12/29/2014 12:00PM

Santa's not the only one with a list!

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Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Her Baby's Name & More Weekend News

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Elton John Ties the Knot, Lance Bass Says 'I Do' & More Weekend News

Originally posted 12/21/2014 08:00PM

Love is in the air this holiday season, and the weekend was no exception. From one actor courting his girlfriend at a basketball game (pun intended) to another star introducing her baby boy and two long-awaited celebrity weddings, here's the news you might have missed:

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A Holiday Surprise From Beyoncé Sends Laverne Cox to the Floor

A Holiday Surprise From Beyoncé Sends Laverne Cox to the Floor

Originally posted 12/21/2014 11:30AM

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox seems to have made Beyoncé's "very good" list this holiday season.

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Who Intrigued You? PEOPLE Rounds Up 2014's Most Fascinating People

PEOPLE Magazine Rounds Up the 25 Most Intriguing People of 2014

Originally posted 12/10/2014 03:25PM

Director, actress and mom-of-six Angelina Jolie may top PEOPLE magazine's list of 25 most intriguing people – but she isn't the only newsmaker who made headlines in 2014.

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Crazy for Carats? Check Out the Most Memorable Emmys Jewelry! | Christina Hendricks, Claire Danes, Laverne Cox

Crazy for Carats? Check Out the Most Memorable Emmys Jewelry!

Originally posted 08/26/2014 06:25PM

See what we're still talking about from the red carpet

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