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Laverne Cox Praises Miley Cyrus' 'Epic Trans Moment' at VMAs

Laverne Cox Praises Miley Cyrus' 'Epic Trans Moment' at VMAs

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.

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Laverne Cox Opens Up About Caitlyn Jenner's Impact on the Trans Community

Laverne Cox Opens Up About Caitlyn Jenner's Impact on the Trans 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.

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Orange Is the New Black's Selenis Levya on Growing Up with a Transgender Sister: I Fight for Her 'on a Daily Basis'

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.

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Caitlyn Jenner Mourns the Murder of Two Transgender Women

Caitlyn Jenner Mourns the Murder of Two Transgender Women

Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:35PM

Caitlyn Jenner paid tribute to two transgender women in a post on her website on Tuesday night.

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Laverne Cox on Her Friendship with Caitlyn Jenner: 'She's Such a Sweet Woman'

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.

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See Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox 'Finally' Meet at I Am Cait Screening

See Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox 'Finally' Meet at I Am Cait Screening

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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Inside the Emmy Nominations' Biggest Snubs and Surprises

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Emmy Nominations 2015: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Originally posted 07/16/2015 03:30PM

The Emmy nominations are in, which means there were some happily surprised (we're looking at you, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany) and others undoubtedly disappointed (maybe next year, Big Bang Theory?).

Here's a look at the biggest snubs and surprises of the 2015 nominations:

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Laverne Cox Praises Caitlyn Jenner's Emotional ESPYs Speech: 'Go Caitlyn!'

Laverne Cox Praises Caitlyn Jenner's Emotional ESPYs Speech: 'Go Caitlyn!'

Originally posted 07/16/2015 08:30AM

Laverne Cox continues to support Caitlyn Jenner, commending the reality star for her moving words at the ESPY Awards.

Jenner, 65, accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on Wednesday night, tearfully delivering a speech about her journey as a transgender woman.

"All across this country, at this very moment there are young people coming to terms with being trans. They are getting bullied. They are getting beat up. They are getting murdered, and they are committing suicide," she told the crowd as her famous children watched from the audience. "If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead. The truth is I can take it. But for the kids out there coming to terms with being true with who they are, they shouldn't have to take it."

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Vote on These Four Jaw-Dropping BET Awards Fashion Faceoffs (There's a Latex Dress Involved)

Vote on These Four Jaw-Dropping BET Awards Fashion Faceoffs (There's a Latex Dress Involved)

Originally posted 06/29/2015 12:00PM

You'll never guess why Laverne Cox and Gabrielle Union stepped out in matching gowns!

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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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