27th March 2015
Men’s website names Laverne Cox in its ‘Top 99 Most Outstanding Women’ 1
4:29 PM — Trans actress Laverne Cox is number 16 on lifestyle website AskMen's list of Outstanding Women.
12th February 2015
Laverne Cox cast in new CBS legal drama 1
9:34 AM — Laverne Cox has been cast in a new legal drama by US network CBS.
24th November 2014
US: Trans woman to appeal against ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 2
5:05 PM — A Phoenix trans woman who has found support from TV star Laverne Cox, has said she will appeal against a prostitution-related charge she was found guilty of earlier this year.
20th November 2014
WATCH: MTV to premier Laverne Cox in ‘The T Word’
5:45 PM — MTV is set to premier a programme hosted by Laverne Cox, which will put a spotlight on issues faced by transgender young people.
17th October 2014
Laverne Cox praises ‘Transparent’ creator for hiring trans writer 2
5:29 PM — Laverne Cox has praised the creator of drama series Transparent, for pledging to recruit a transgender writer for the show’s second season.
16th October 2014
Laverne Cox urges the world to turn purple for Spirit Day 1
10:29 AM — American actress Laverne Cox has become one of the first celebrities to tweet their support for Spirit Day.
4th October 2014
Watch: Laverne Cox unveils first trailer for transgender documentary 2
1:32 PM — Laverne Cox has unveiled the first trailer for her long-awaited documentary exploring transgender issues.
3rd September 2014
Laverne Cox joins MTV lesbian comedy ‘Faking It’ 2
1:36 PM — Laverne Cox has signed up to the second season of lesbian comedy series Faking It.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 24
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.
25th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox to speak at NYC transgender and gender fluid arts festival 1
11:04 PM — Laverne Cox and her twin brother, artist M. Lamar, will have their first joint speaking engagement at a New York City festival celebrating transgender and gender fluid artists.
19th August 2014
Watch: Laverne Cox talks bravely about her suicide attempt as a youth
5:27 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox has talked openly and bravely about her suicide attempt as a youth in a new interview.
17th August 2014
Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes 2
11:37 AM — Actress Uzo Aduba has picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes.
6th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox joins #StandWithMonica campaign against Phoenix ‘walking while trans’ law
1:00 PM — ‘Orange is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox has joined a campaign against a Phoenix law which unfairly targets trans women of colour (TWOC), following the conviction of activist Monica Jones.
5th August 2014
Watch: Laverne Cox shoots down host who claimed she was ‘born a boy’ 19
11:18 AM — Transgender actress Laverne Cox has shot down a TV host who claimed she was "born a boy".
23rd July 2014
Laverne Cox: Whoopi Goldberg was “a huge inspiration to me as an actor” 1
7:53 PM — Actress Laverne Cox called Whoopi Goldberg an “inspiration as an actor” on her recent appearance on The View.
12th July 2014
Video: Laverne Cox features in beautiful John Legend music video 3
6:41 PM — Trans actress Laverne Cox has made an appearance in a stunning new John Legend music video.
11th July 2014
US: Chicago radio station calls Laverne Cox a ‘t****y’ 1
2:11 PM — A Chicago radio station has mocked transgender actress Laverne Cox, referring to her using a transphobic slur.
Laverne Cox makes history as first trans actress to be nominated for Emmy award 2
10:37 AM — Laverne Cox has become the first openly trans actress to ever be nominated for an Emmy award.
1st July 2014
Obama: ‘Gay college professor shaped my views on LGBT issues’ 3
4:55 PM — President Obama last night thanked Lawrence Goldyn, his gay college professor and friend, for shaping his views on LGBT rights.
19th June 2014
US radio host: Laverne Cox and her ‘gender confusion’ are part of Satan’s plan to ‘undermine America’ 11
4:21 PM — A US radio host has taken aim at trans activist and actress Laverne Cox, saying that her appearance on a TIME magazine cover is part of Satan's "strategy to undermine the moral base of America."