Posts tagged "laverne cox"

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 9:01 am

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 9:30 am

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!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Laverne Cox Has Her Own Ice Cream Flavor Now!

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

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 9:00 am

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. …

Megan Reynolds | June 11, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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…

Katie Klabusich | April 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

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

A photo posted by laverne cox (@lavernecox) on Dec 12, 2014 at 3:15pm PST

Can you blame her? When “Orange Is The New…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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,…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 19, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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.

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Watch John Legend’s “You And I (Nobody In The World)” Video, Starring Chrissy Teigen And Laverne Cox

I’m generally pretty meh on John Legend’s music because it’s basically 24/7 lovemaking music, which is nice and all, but not really my daily jam. I am, however, really digging…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 10, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Cast Of “Orange Is The New Black” Lived It Up At NYC’s Pride Parade

Yesterday, the LGBTQ community and its allies came out to celebrate Gay Pride events across the country. Not to brag or whatever, but NYC had the cast of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 30, 2014 - 9:30 am

Laverne Cox Appeared On “Fashion Police” & Joan Rivers Miraculously Behaved Herself

Not gonna lie, I was a littttttle nervous when I saw that Laverne Cox from “Orange Is The New Black” was going to be on “Fashion Police” with Joan Rivers.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

Laverne Cox’s Moving “It Gets Better” Video Is A Tearjerker

Laverne Cox wasn’t always as sure of herself as she is today. Growing up in Alabama with a single mom struggling to make ends meet, she got bullied at school…

Claire Hannum | June 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Katie Couric’s “Teachable” Moment With Laverne Cox Is Something I Wish We Saw More Of In Activism

In January, an actress from “Orange Is The New Black” appeared on Katie Couric’s daytime talk show and it made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Laverne Cox, who is…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Laverne Cox: “Loving Women Is Revolutionary”

“Everyone is a complicated human being, and everyone is strong and weak and funny and scared, and we get to have the full range of emotion experienced with these women.

Claire Hannum | June 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm