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Laverne Cox Strips For Broadway Fundraiser

The Orange Is The New Black star was one of the unannounced performers at the yearly event, which raises funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Organisers celebrated the show's 25th anniversary with...

Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Laverne Cox For Support

The Olympic athlete-turned-small screen regular confirmed her transition from male to female during a U.S. TV interview in April (15), and earlier this month (Jun15), she moved on from her life as Bruce...

Caitlyn Jenner Praises 'Fabulous' Laverne Cox

Caitlyn Jenner thinks Laverne Cox is ''fierce and fabulous''.The 65-year-old star - who recently transitioned to a woman - has praised the transsexual 'Orange is the New Black' actress for supporting her and the ''community''.She...

Laverne Cox: 'I Will Never Have Facial Surgery'

The Orange is the New Black star, who transitioned from male to female, has revealed she spent years longing for an operation to change her face, but she has now given up on...

Laverne Cox Refuses To 'Feminise' Her Face

Laverne Cox refuses to have surgery to ''feminise'' her face.The 31-year-old actress was desperate to undergo ''invasive'' surgery to make her face look more womanly during her gender transition, but said although she can now...

Laverne Cox: I'm Too Young To Be An Icon

Laverne Cox thinks she's ''too young to be an icon''.The 31-year-old transgender actress, who's best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix series 'Orange Is the New Black', has been applauded for...

Laverne Cox 'Always Felt Unsafe'

Laverne Cox has ''always felt unsafe''. The transgender actress, 31, revealed she constantly fears for her safety after growing up surrounded by bullies and being physically attacked by a stranger in the street.She explained: ''As...

Laverne Cox 'Grateful' For Private Gender Transition

Laverne Cox is ''grateful'' she was able to undergo gender reassignment surgery in ''private'' unlike Caitlyn Jenner.The 'Orange Is The New Black' actress has been very vocal in supporting the 65-year-old star - who was...

Laverne Cox Honoured To Be First Transgender Madame Tussauds Model

Laverne Cox will be the first ever transgender person to have a wax model at Madame Tussauds.The 'Orange Is The New Black' star will have her life size figure unveiled during Pride Weekend in San...

Laverne Cox Will Be The First Transgender Person To Receive A Madame Tussauds Wax Figure

‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Laverne Cox has been announced as the first transgender person to be immortalised with a Madame Tussauds’ wax figure. Cox’s figure will be displayed in Tussauds’ San Francisco museum...

Laverne Cox To Be Madame Tussauds' First Transgender Waxwork

A figure of the Orange is the New Black star will be unveiled at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco, California on 26 June (15) to mark Pride month, a period of celebration for...

Laverne Cox: Fame Is 'Very Scary'

Laverne Cox finds her success ''very scary''.The 31-year-old actress shot to fame by playing transsexual prisoner Sophia Burset in the Netflix drama 'Orange is the New Black', and said while the role has opened countless...

Laverne Cox Writes Essay Tribute To Caitlyn Jenner

The Olympic athlete-turned-TV star went public with her plans to transition from male to female earlier this year (15) and she officially moved on from her life as Bruce Jenner by showing off...

Laverne Cox: I'm An Actress Before An Activist

Laverne Cox will always put acting first. The 'Orange Is The New Black' star - who is an advocate for the LGBT community - has confessed she prioritises her career over her beliefs because she...

Laverne Cox: Lives Will Be Saved By Bruce Jenner's Transition

Laverne Cox believes ''lives will be saved'' because of Bruce Jenner's transition.The transgender 'Orange Is The New Black' actress has spoken out about the 65-year-old reality TV star's choice to become a woman, and has...

Laverne Cox Makes Daytime Creative Arts Emmys History With First Win

The Orange is the New Black star and transgender advocate hosted and executive produced Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, which won the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special....

Bruce Jenner Turned To Laverne Cox For Advice About Transitioning Into A Woman

Kim Kardashian's stepfather went public with his much-speculated transition during a candid interview with U.S. newswoman Diane Sawyer on Friday (24Apr15), and during the TV chat he admitted he has always...

Laverne Cox Reveals Inspiring Reason Why She Posed Naked For 'Allure'

Laverne Cox, the trans gender actress best known for her role as Sophia in Orange Is the New Black, posed naked for Allure in a series of beautiful photographs. 30-year-old Cox explained her decision to...

Laverne Cox Turned Down Nude Photo Shoot Twice

The transgender actress has become a role model for many over the past few years after finding success on the hit prison series, and now she is hoping to inspire others by baring...

Ellen Degeneres Second On Out List

Ellen DeGeneres, Anderson Cooper, Laverne Cox and Jane Lynch are among the stars named on Out magazine's annual Power 50 list.The 57-year-old talk show host has lost the top slot on the publication's annual list...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Present At Sags

Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne are among the presenters at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.The British actors - who are both up for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role -...

Sam Smith, 'Transparent' And 'The Imitation Game' Lead The Way, As The 2015 Glaad Media Awards Nominees Are Announced

The nominees for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards have just been announced, with Sam Smith, 'Transparent' and The Imitation Game all being recognised. The annual awards, which recognises and honours media for their fair, accurate...

Taylor Swift Tops Most-charitable Celebrity List For Third Year

Taylor Swift has been named the most-charitable celebrity for the third year running.The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker topped the 'Celebs Gone Good' list published by DoSomething.org - a non-profit organisation which helps young people find...

Laverne Cox Overwhelmed By Beyonce's Christmas Card

Laverne Cox ''literally fell to the floor'' when she opened a Christmas card from Beyonce.The 30-year-old actress has taken to her Instagram account to admit she was overcome with joy when she received her card...

Emma Watson Named Top Feminist

Emma Watson has been voted the top feminist of 2014.The 24-year-old actress, who was praised after giving a powerful speech at the United Nations (UN) headquarters when she helped launch the HeForShe gender equality campaign...

Laverne Cox Slams Police Officer Who Shot Unarmed Teenager Michael Brown

Actress Laverne Cox has slammed the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown in August (14), insisting he showed no humanity in his first Tv interview since a grand jury opted not to...

Laverne Cox And Mindy Kaling To Receive Honours At Glamour Women Of The Year Awards

Tv stars Laverne Cox and Mindy Kaling will be among the honourees at the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York next week (begs10Nov14).Orange Is the New Black star Cox will receive...

Gender Identity Is Explored As Jeffrey Tambor Takes On A Tough Role In 'Transparent'

Potentially one of the most important dramas to ever hit the internet is now being aired on Amazon Prime. Starring Jeffrey Tambor as a recently un-closeted transgender parent, 'Transparent' presents a heart-warming story of identity,...

Mtv Video Music Awards 2014 - Check Out The Red Carpet Pics! [Pictures]

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were held at The Forum in California last night (Sunday 24th August). The great and the good from music industry turned out en masse to receive awards and celebrate...

"Orange", "Thrones" And "Snl" Win Big At Arts And Entertainment Emmys

With a little over a week to go until the main event, the Arts and Entertainment Emmys bode well for several shows, including Game of Thrones, eternal favorite Saturday Night Live and Orange Is the...

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