Laverne Cox

DeFreece, a New York actor and activist who is transgender, hopes her experiences will resonate with “any young person that feels misunderstood."
The “Bear” star got hilariously real on the Emmys red carpet Monday.
The "Orange Is The New Black" alum had a message for her "siblings" and the resistance they face.
The comedian said the disturbing incident happened during an audition to be a fairy.
The "Orange Is the New Black" alum thoroughly enjoyed the mix-up as she cheered on Serena Williams.
Murders and other physical attacks are not the only threats to this growing population. The movement to ban, block and erase trans people is gaining traction across the U.S.
Laverne Cox called out lawmakers who are treating transgender people’s lives as a “political football.”
The “Inventing Anna” star has a lot to say about the "devastating" surge in anti-LGBTQ legislation during a Pride-themed chat with MSNBC's Jonathan Capehart.
The "Orange is the New Black" star said she hoped to bestow "a sense of hope and possibility" on children with the doll.
In celebration of International Transgender Day Of Visibility, we highlight the victories of just a few of the people who have helped pioneer trans rights.