The “born a boy” narrative is hurtful to trans women. It’s time for it to go away.
The Root released its annual list of notable African Americans, and of course it includes some of our favorite movers, shakers and heartbreakers.
Laura Jane Grace’s 10-part AOL series, queer Asian mothers can be part of a study, Fingersmith is being adapted, school stuff, how to be alone, why to talk to strangers, Laverne Cox on your TV, “lesbian-like” German suffragists, asshole almonds, queers on parade, sexual harassment, and like six other things.
I talked with the flat-out amazing Laverne Cox about everything from Emmy reactions to deconstructing transgender tropes in a John Legend video to dealing with intersections of racism and transmisogyny. It was awesome.
How do you top being on the cover of “Time?” Well, if you’re Laverne Cox, you star in a music video, announce a new acting role, land another magazine cover and get an Emmy nomination.
So many LGBT Emmy nominees, most importantly Laverne Cox!
There is no tradition more time-honored than playing the role of a random New Yorker who discovers a corpse in Central Park on an episode of Law and Order.
“A part of me thought about making this article just be a list of Laverne Cox quotes from this interview because she says that many brilliant things. Where Cox was able to turn the conversation around and get in some great talking points last time, this time she was given free reign to talk about important issues for a full half hour.”
The Chicago Sun-Times recently republished a hateful and ignorant article claiming that Laverne Cox is a man due the “biological reality” of sex. Unfortunately, this essentialist, simplistic and just plain incorrect understanding of sex is often used against trans people.
Transgender activist and Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox became the first ever openly transgender person to grace the cover of Time Magazine. However, the cover story wasn’t as perfect as the cover itself.
You guys! Orange is the New Black comes back in 21 days!
They are both really good at speeches.
Trans Day of Visibility is a time when we take notice of all the amazing trans people around us. Here are 15 ways you can let them know that you care about them and support them.
The cast of “Orange is the New Black” was at PaleyFest on friday to give us an inside look on how Season One has changed their lives and what we can look forward to in Season Two.
“Morello is apparently applying for a job as a 1940’s sailor, Leanne is going to be a shoulder pad model and Sophia is just being plain gorgeous.”
While I started getting some hints that I was trans at an early age, my roots didn’t really take hold until I was older. Here are some of the stops along the way.
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet more than 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
“I’ve always been like, ‘Love myself? How the heck am I supposed to do that?’ I believe, now, I’m starting to understand a little bit of what it means.”
Not content with producing a documentary, greeting CeCe McDonald outside of prison and shutting it down on daytime TV, Laverne Cox added signing a book deal to her list of accomplishments in the first half of the first month of 2014.
Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox were guests on the daytime show “Katie” on Monday. They were asked very awkward questions about their bodies but turned it into an opportunity to talk about real issues.