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Laverne Cox Looks Absolutely Fabulous In The ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Trailer

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Here’s A Photo Of Laverne Cox In ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ As Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Thank the live musical gods, Laverne Cox will be playing Dr. Frank-N-Furter in this fall’s Rocky Horror Picture ShowThe tights. The whip. The voice. This production may even be more life-changing than Grease: Live, and all we have so far is a first look. The previews come courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, who got to chat with Cox about how she’s prepping… More »


Rocky Horror Update: Christina Milian Is Playing Magenta

Are you the most excited ever for FOX’s live production of Rock Horror? Are you?? Because Christina Milian is joining the cast as Magenta (the “domestic”). She joins Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank N. Furter, Adam Lambert as Eddie, Victoria Justice as Janet, and Tim Curry himself as the Criminologist Narrator.

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Diversity Of SAG Award Winners Emphasizes Oscar’s Missives

The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards showed us all that diversity can and does win. During a time when this years Oscars nominations have caused a nationwide discussion on their lack of diversity in nominees – causing the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag to go viral, the SAG Award wins from Saturday night proves that it is possible… More »


Tim Curry Will Be Joining FOX’s Rocky Horror Cast, I’M DEAD

I’m shivering with antici…………..pation! More »


Adam Lambert’s Going To Be In Rocky Horror With Laverne Cox, It’s Gonna Be SO GAY!!

Extraordinarily cute person and great singer Adam Lambert will be filling out the cast for FOX’s live TV production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, co-starring as Eddie, Columbia’s dead/undead, motorcycle-riding paramour. He’s been cast alongside Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank N. Furter, Victoria Justice (of Victorious) as Janet, Ryan McCartan (a stageMore »


Laverne Cox Will Play Dr. Frank N. Furter In FOX’s Live “Rocky Horror”

Remember in April, when FOX announced that they’d be reimagining “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for a live television event, and we were all, “OH GOD NO“? We take it back. This is going to be sexy and amazing, because Laverne Cox is going to be playing the lead as Dr.More »


John Oliver, Nick Offerman & Laverne Cox Have Made The Best Sex Ed Video Ever

John Oliver addressed our country’s appalling sex ed standards on the latest “Last Week Tonight,” including and especially the dangers of abstinence-only education. He points out that not only are abstinence-only sex ed programs ineffective to the point that it would be better to not be educated on sex at all than to be educated… More »


You Can Take Pride-Themed Selfies For A Good Cause

Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural! More »


Laverne Cox Has Her Own Ice Cream Flavor Now!

The new flavor is called “Chocolate Orange Is the New Black.” More »


Feast Your Eyes On This Beauty: Laverne Cox On The Cover Of EW’s LGBT Issue

It’s their first in 15 years(????), but hey, we’ll take it. More »


Trans* People Are Taking Back Beauty Standards With #MyVanityFairCover

And in horrid news, eight of the men who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai were secretly aquitted and can’t be found. More »


The Soapbox: On Laverne Cox’s Nude Photo Spread & Meghan Murphy’s Transphobia

Laverne Cox graced Allure’s annual “Nudes” issue with a picture that is so honest in its emotion and raw in its beauty I damn near cried looking at it. She admits her insecurities and ultimately decided to shrug them off and have the mac ‘n’ cheese she was craving the night before the shoot. That’s… More »


Laverne Cox Is A Straight Up Glowing Goddess In Allure’s Nude Issue

Dammmmmmn.  More »


Laverne Cox Literally Falls To The Floor After Receiving Christmas Gift From Beyonce

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Can you blame her? When “Orange Is The New Black” star and trans rights activist Laverne Cox opened her mail and discovered a holiday card and gift from Queen B herself, she had what I think any of… More »


Laverne Cox’s Documentary Special “The T-Word” Is Groundbreaking, Must-Watch TV

“When a baby is born, one of the first question asked when is it a boy, or is it a girl? But what if it’s not that simple?” The question, posed by actress and advocate Laverne Cox, sets the stage for the hour-long documentary, “ Laverne Cox Presents: The T-Word.” Cox, an executive producer on… More »


Malala Yousafzai Wins The Nobel Peace Prize For Her Work In Education Activism

As we told you this morning, Malala Yousafzai, along with fellow education activist Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. In a press conference today, the youngest ever recipient of the honor said, “I’m proud that I am the first Pakistani and I am honored that I am the first young woman or the… More »


Laverne Cox Has An MTV Documentary Airing In October

Yaaassss! Laverne Cox has an MTV documentary premiering October 17, titled “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word.” The documentary will feature profiles of seven transgender people ranging in age from 12 to 24. Cox will act as host of the documentary, discussing aspects of being transgender like coming out and how race and trans identities… More »


Conan O’Brien Gets His Hair Did By Laverne Cox

Conan O’Brien did an all-“Orange Is The New Black” episode last night, with an intro set to that Regina Spektor song and the band decked out in orange prison jumpsuits. Here’s the opener, in which Laverne Cox — who plays Sophia, Litchfield’s resident hairstylist — helps Conan in the makeup chair. She even gets in… More »


Laverne Cox Is The First Openly Transgender Emmy Award Nominee

Laverne Cox became the first openly transgender Emmy nominee today, receiving a nod for her work in “Orange Is The New Black.” In a celebratory statement, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation said, “Today, countless transgender youth will hear the message that they can be who they are and still achieve their dreams —… More »


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