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FROM EW: CBS Gives Laverne Cox Drama Doubt a Second Chance

FROM EW: CBS Gives Laverne Cox Drama Doubt a Second Chance

Originally posted 06/22/2015 01:30PM

CBS to recast drama that stars Cox as a transgender attorney

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Grandma First Look: See Laverne Cox as a Tough Tattoo Artist Helping Lily Tomlin Hunt for Cash in Upcoming Comedy

Originally posted 06/18/2015 11:00AM

Lily Tomlin makes for an awesome, not to mention hilarious, Grandma.

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Caitlyn Jenner to Laverne Cox: 'You Are Fierce and Fabulous! Your Support Means the World'

Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Laverne Cox, Calls Her 'Fierce and Fabulous'

Originally posted 06/17/2015 10:55PM

Caitlyn Jenner took to Twitter on Wednesday to thank Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox, both for her work in the trans community at large and for her public support of Jenner in recent months.

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Laverne Cox Has a New Look! See Her Chic Bangs

Laverne Cox Has a New Look! See Her Chic Bangs

Originally posted 06/16/2015 10:40AM

The star debuted some fresh fringe while promoting Orange Is the New Black

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Laverne Cox Shares Sweet Words of Wisdom with 7-Year-Old Transgender Girl

Laverne Cox Shares Sweet Words of Wisdom with 7-Year-Old Transgender Girl

Originally posted 06/13/2015 05:45PM

Many children would be excited to meet a celebrity, but one little girl had an extra-special reason to be excited about meeting Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox.

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Laverne Cox and Lea DeLaria Feel 'Pressure' to Do Good by Their Communities | Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox, Lea Delaria

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Laverne Cox and Lea DeLaria Feel 'Pressure' to Do Good by Their Communities

Originally posted 06/12/2015 03:50PM

As stars of Orange is the New Black and major voices for the LGBTQ community, Lea DeLaria and Laverne Cox have a lot of responsibility.

"I feel nervous and I feel the pressure all the time, and I always try to remember that it's not about me, it's about God," Cox told PEOPLE on Thursday night at OrangeCon in New York City about representing the transgender community. "It's about me connecting to my purpose, connecting to God's will for me. And I try to be a vessel for that mission and that message and, in the process, I try to take myself and my ego and all that stuff out of it."

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Laverne Cox Talks Becoming a Visionary After Growing Up 'in Lots of Violence'

Laverne Cox Talks Becoming a Visionary After Growing Up 'in Lots of Violence'

Originally posted 06/12/2015 11:45AM

Laverne Cox is a proud, strong (and beautiful) face of the transgender movement today, but she's the first to admit that "courageous" hasn't always been the go-to word she'd use to describe herself.

"As a black transgender woman, I've always felt unsafe," Cox told PEOPLE at Orange Is the New Black's OrangeCon event in New York City on Thursday.

"I grew up in lots of violence. I call it bullying, but it's really violence. I've been kicked on the street before," the actress and transgender advocate said.

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OITNB Is Back! See How the Cast's Style Has Changed Since the Season One Premiere

OITNB Is Back! See How the Cast's Style Has Changed Since the Season One Premiere

Originally posted 06/12/2015 11:00AM

Taylor, Laura and Laverne have made total style 180º since 2013

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Laverne Cox: 'I Believe Caitlyn Jenner Will Transcend This Moment'

Laverne Cox: 'I Believe Caitlyn Jenner Will Transcend This Moment'

Originally posted 06/11/2015 01:05PM

Laverne Cox has been vocal in her support for Caitlyn Jenner during her transition – but that doesn't mean Cox envies the former Olympian's very public debut.

"This is why I'm so grateful that I had the luxury of transitioning in private," Cox tells Entertainment Weekly for the magazine's LGBT Issue.

The Orange Is the New Black actress – who made history last year when she became the first trans person to receive an Emmy nomination – explains, "When you transition in the public eye, the transition becomes the story."

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Laverne Cox to Be Madame Tussauds' First Transgender Wax Figure: OITNB Star Is 'Deeply Honored'

Laverne Cox Is 'Deeply Honored' to Be Madame Tussauds' First Transgender Wax Figure

Originally posted 06/09/2015 08:05AM

Laverne Cox will be the first transgender wax figure to join the list of stars featured at famed wax museum Madame Tussauds.

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