Laverne Cox

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Harper's Bazaar Celebrates Patrisse Cullors, Other #WomenWhoDare

The magazine’s new conversation series highlights six people pushing for social justice through arts and media.

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Stars Of Color Clean Up at Emmy Awards

The cast of “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Regina King, Aziz Ansari, Rami Malek and more held it down for performers of color with notable wins at last night’s Emmy ceremony.

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Five Must-Watch Films at the BlackStar Film Festival

Dubbed “Black Sundance,” the fifth annual festival starts today. Whether you’re heading to Philadelphia or just want to know what hot movies you should expect to see in theaters, here are five films you don’t want to miss.

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WATCH: Michelle Obama's Star-Studded 'The United State of Women' Video

Laverne Cox, Kerry Washington, Oprah and more appear in the video announcing the June 14 The United State of Women Summit.

WATCH: First Look at Laverne Cox in 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'

The first teaser trailer for the Fox production is here, and Cox is a vision.

Jury Selection Begins Today for Man Who Killed Islan Nettles

James Dixon told detectives in 2013 that he doesn’t “go around gay bashing people.” He pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges and a first-degree assault charge in the death of the trans woman.

Laverne Cox Challenges Census to Honor Mission and Count Transgender Americans

Laverne Cox on the Census: “What message are we sending to young people who are trans and gender nonconforming when we don’t even count them?”

Laverne Cox On the Genesis of Her #TransIsBeautiful Movement

“My experience is a trans experience. That doesn’t diminish my womanhood,” the activist actress said.

#BoycottBravo Trends Over Andy Cohen Calling Amandla Stenberg 'Jackhole of the Day'

Also, André Leon Talley had interesting things to say about Caitlyn Jenner in the same episode of “Watch What Happens: Live.”

ICYMI: Laverne Cox Wants Men Who Date Trans Women To Have Freedom To 'Live More Authentically'

Laverne Cox says men who date transgender women face major stigma—maybe even more than their love interests.

Laverne Cox Said a Mouthful About Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Cover

“[T]his has made me reflect critically on my own desires to ‘work a photo shoot,’ to serve up various forms of glamour, power, sexiness, body affirming, racially empowering images of the various sides of my black, trans womanhood,” she posted on Tumblr.

Laverne Cox, Big Freedia, Angel Haze Among This Year's GLAAD Media Award Nominees

The awards will be presented this spring in Los Angeles and New York City.

Laverne Cox to Return as Co-Host of ABC's 'The View'

Tune in on Thursday.

Watch Laverne Cox and bell hooks Talk About Feminism and Pop Culture

The two had a wide-ranging conversation about feminism, pop culture and “Orange is the New Black.”

Laverne Cox Brings 'Orange is the New Black' to Conan O'Brien

She’s got jokes.

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

She’s the first transgender actress to be nominated for the award.

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

The actress was one of this year’s grand marshals for the parade.

The Women's Prison Issues to Watch for in 'Orange is the New Black'

Beyond the glitz and glamor of the show’s second season are real-life issues that impact thousands of incarcerated women in the United States.

Laverne Cox Makes History on the Cover of TIME

It’s a major moment of visibility for transgender women of color.

Poll: Laverne Cox is More Influential Than Justin Bieber

That’s according to voters in an annual survey for Times Magazine.