04:07 PM EDT 10/03/2015
Originally posted 10/02/2015 02:00PM
Laverne Cox says she's happy she decided to use her fame as a platform to advocate for the transgender community, but admits the role can be "overwhelming."
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Originally posted 09/21/2015 10:20AM
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Originally posted 09/19/2015 01:15PM
Orange is the New Black fans were surprised when star Laverne Cox was seemingly snubbed in this year's Emmy nominations for her portrayal of transgender inmate Sophia Burset, but the actress insists she doesn't see it like that.
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Originally posted 09/16/2015 07:00AM
This year's Global Citizen Festival just keeps getting starrier.
Originally posted 09/02/2015 10:30AM
Reaction to Miley Cyrus' wild MTV Video Music Awards hosting gig has been mixed at best (just ask Nicki Minaj), but one major star is applauding her for giving a platform to LGBT youth.
"Love this epic trans moment onstage at this year's #VMAs," Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox wrote Tuesday night on Instagram, referring to Cyrus, 22, tapping her transgender friends to help present her performance in honor of the Happy Hippie Foundation during Sunday's show.
Cyrus' organization aims to combat homelessness and other problems that disproportionately affect the LGBT community.
Originally posted 08/12/2015 01:00AM
Laverne Cox discussed the impact that Caitlyn Jenner's transition has had on the transgender community on CBS's The Talk on Tuesday.
Orange Is the New Black's Selenis Levya on Growing Up with a Transgender Sister: I Fight for Her 'on a Daily Basis'
Originally posted 07/29/2015 12:00AM
Selenis Leyva shares a special bond with her Orange Is the New Black costar Laverne Cox.
Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:35PM
Caitlyn Jenner paid tribute to two transgender women in a post on her website on Tuesday night.
Originally posted 07/21/2015 09:20AM
How does Laverne Cox feel about being an inspiration for transgender women like Caitlyn Jenner?
"I feel way too young to be a trailblazer," the Orange Is the New Black star quipped on The Late Late Show with James Corden. "Support my delusion."
"She's 15 years old!" Corden told the audience.
Originally posted 07/20/2015 08:15AM
Laverne Cox, a big supporter of Caitlyn Jenner, "finally" got to meet the woman she admires on Sunday at an advance screening of the former Olympian's reality series about her transition journey, I Am Cait.
The Orange Is the New Black star, 31, posted an Instagram with Jenner, 65, writing: "@caitlynjenner and I finally met in person at a special private advance screening of #IAmCait. #TransIsBeautiful #girlslikeus."
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