Tag Archives: Laverne Cox

How the media contributes to the state of emergency faced by the trans community

TweetA day after we cheered as Laverne Cox graced the cover of Time magazine last week, news broke that two trans women were viscously assaulted on the MARTA subway in Atlanta. One woman was stripped naked as onlookers failed to intervene to end their torment. They laughed, cheered, and captured video on their cell phones. It was that cell phone [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetLaverne Cox >>>>>>> Justin Bieber. Speaking of which: the trailer for “Orange is the New Black,” Season 2, is out. Sexual harassment of unpaid interns is no longer legal in New York. Judge throws out B. Scott’s discrimination lawsuit against BET. Florida man was kicked out of his rec basketball league after singing about his [...]
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Video: Laverne Cox on the revolutionary act of loving trans women

Tweet The 2014 National Conference for LGBT Equality: Creating Change took place in Houston this past weekend. Thursday night, Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox rocked the house with an opening keynote. It’s beautiful to hear the crowd shouting and cheering as Cox talks about loving trans women as a revolutionary act, about [...]
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Photo of the day: CeCe McDonald released from prison

TweetCeCe McDonald was released from prison today, almost a year before originally expected. CeCe was arrested and faced an unfair trial for defending herself and her friends from a racist and transmisogynist attack. That’s CeCe in the photo above — and yes, that’s Orange is the New Black star and all around badass Laverne Cox [...]
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The Golden Globes gave Jared Leto an award for playing a trans woman because Hollywood is terrible

TweetLast night Jared Leto won a Best Supporting Actor (the award for ladies is Best Supporting Actress, so this was in the dude category) for playing a trans woman. I have not seen Dallas Buyers Club, in which Leto plays Rayon, a trans woman with AIDS. I will not see Dallas Buyers Club because I [...]
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