Laverne Cox is an actress and an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ rights. Her portrayal of Sophia Burset in Orange Is the New Black has earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy. Cox is the first openly-transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.
Cox was the host and producer of TRANSform Me in 2010.
Orange Is The New Black was nominated for 12 Emmys.
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