Laverne Cox is having one of the best years ever. Not only was she the first transgender to be nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Orange Is The New Black, but she has become a huge role model for so many. In celebration of her awesome year, she got some recognition from Queen Beyonce […]

This has definitely been Laverne Cox‘s year. After breaking history by becoming the first transgender person ever to cover Time magazine, Laverne’s name has been on our lips ever since. The 30-year old LGBT advocate, who rose to fame with her role on Netflix’s hit Orange is the New Black, spoke candidly with E! News about her struggles with her identity and […]

Black. Girls. Rock. For the upcoming October issue, Essence magazine has rounded up a crew of some of our favorite actresses who are changing the channel game. Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Alfre Woodard (State of Affairs), Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) and Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow), are cover costars and proof that primetime “TV is the new black.” […]

This weekend, some of our favorite stars got together once again for the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The Creative Arts Emmys are a class of Emmy awards presented in recognition of technical and other similar achievements in American television programming. And although these awards are usually to honor behind-the-scenes personnel, it didn’t stop […]

Last night, many of television’s hottest celebrities hit the red carpet to attend Logo TV’s first-ever Trailblazer Awards, which honored some of the most influential celebs, politicians, and musicians involved in helping with the betterment of the LGBT community. Among the honorees were Brooklyn Nets player Jason Collins and cast of the mega-hit series, Orange Is The New […]

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox showed up and showed out the amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York last night. The event, which brought the stars together dressed in their best, also raises funds for the organization’s AIDS research programs. While the amfAR Gala was first launched to honor men’s fashion and style, the ladies came dressed to impress […]

So this happened. A Brevard County, Fla. judge allegedly attacked and threatened a public defender during an argument in court on Monday. Judge John Murphy is accused of punching veteran public defender Andrew Weinstock after the two exchanged words — words that included “I’ll beat your ass,” and “You know, if I had a rock I would throw […]

Let us tell you a thing or two about trans advocate and writer Janet Mock. She’s beautiful, she doesn’t take shit from anybody (hear that, Piers Morgan), and we can’t put down her book Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, a detailed journey of womanhood through the context of racism, sexism, discrimination, […]

On Thursday, a new TIME cover featuring Orange Is The New Black star and transgender activist Laverne Cox made its rounds on the internet and we couldn’t be more proud. First and foremost, she looks amazing. The influence of having a powerful and positive image of a transgendered individual on the cover of an acclaimed publication is immeasurable. […]