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11th February 2015

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox is on the verge of making history as the star of new legal drama Doubt - if the Cbs show is picked up, Cox will become the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch To Present At Sags

21st January 2015

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 -...

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

By Stephanie Chase | 21st January 2015

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...

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Taylor Swift Tops Most-charitable Celebrity List For Third Year

29th December 2014

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 - a non-profit organisation which helps young people find...

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22nd December 2014

Beyonce made Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox's Christmas complete by sending the actress a holiday card and gift last week (ends21Dec14).

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Laverne Cox Overwhelmed By Beyonce's Christmas Card

21st December 2014

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...

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Emma Watson Named Top Feminist

19th December 2014

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...

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Laverne Cox Slams Police Officer Who Shot Unarmed Teenager Michael Brown

27th November 2014

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...

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

5th November 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 26th September 2014

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,...

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

By Elinor Cosgrave | 26th August 2014

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th August 2014

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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Laverne Cox Starstruck After Meeting Jodie Foster

1st August 2014

Actress Laverne Cox was left starstruck after meeting Jodie Foster on the set of prison drama Orange Is The New Black.The Silence of the Lambs star directed the third episode of the show's first season,...

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Taylor Schilling Celebrates Birthday

29th July 2014

Taylor Schilling was serenaded by her castmates at her 30th birthday party at the weekend.The 'Orange is the New Black' actress was joined by several stars of the show, including Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Natasha...

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Laverne Cox Makes History (Again!), Becomes First Transgender Woman To Receive Emmy Award Nomination

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th July 2014

Laverne Cox has made history (again) by becoming the first transgender woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy award. The 30-year-old plays Sophia Burset on the hit Netflix show Orange Is the New Black...

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Laverne Cox Makes Emmys History As First Nominated Transgender Star

10th July 2014

Actress Laverne Cox is overjoyed after making Emmy Awards history on Thursday (10Jul14) by becoming the first openly transgender person to score a nomination for her role in comedy drama Orange Is The New Black.The...

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Prisoner To Princess: Orange Is The New Black’S Uzo Aduba On A High After Emmy Nomination

By Lauren James | 10th July 2014

It has been a great day for Orange Is the New Black, the hit Netflix prison drama which has just been nominated for 12 Emmy Awards. The most-nominated comedy series of the year, "OITNB" boasts...

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Laverne Cox Makes History - First Transgender Person To Cover Time Magazine

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th May 2014

Laverne Cox, the transgender activist and actress best known for her role on Orange Is The New Black, has become the first transgender person in history to grace the cover of Time magazine. Laverne Cox...

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Laverne Cox Becomes First Transgender On Time Magazine Cover

30th May 2014

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox has become the first transgender person to land the cover of Time magazine, a month after fans protested her omission from the publication's annual list of 100...

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Laverne Cox To Produce Transgender Documentary

30th April 2014

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox is set to produce a documentary about transgender youths.The transgender actress has teamed up with Tv bosses at MTv and Logo to develop Trans Teen: The Documentary....

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Laverne Cox, Ellen Page And Jennifer Lopez Shine At Glaad Awards 2014

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th April 2014

Last night’s GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) awards were filled with top notch moments. Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox was presented with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is given...

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Laverne Cox To Receive Glaad Honour From Ellen Page

1st April 2014

Movie star Ellen Page is set to honour one of her lifestyle inspirations, transgender actress Laverne Cox, at the 2014 Glaad Media Awards.The Juno star 'came out' as a lesbian in an emotional speech at...

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Orange Is The New Black Star To Write Memoir

16th January 2014

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox has inked a deal to release her autobiography.The actress, who plays Sophia Burset in the hit Netflix comedy, has signed a contract with publisher Harlequin to tell...

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Laverne Cox Recalls Childhood Bullying

1st December 2013

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox has awful memories of her upbringing in Alabama, revealing she was constantly bullied by classmates for her transgender beliefs.The actress admits had to endure physical assaults and...

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