Tag Archive | Laverne Cox

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD, in partnership with Equality Texas, The Ally Coalition, and leading artists, entertainers, and influencers, have released an open letter with more than 140 signatures, opposing bills that threaten harm to the LGBTQ community in the Lone Star State.  The diverse range of signatories addressed the letter to leaders in Texas, urging they oppose Senate Bill 6 (SB […]

The Trans List Premiere & Trailer

The Trans List Premiere & Trailer

THE TRANS LIST is a new HBO documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders exploring the experience of transgender Americans. With interviews by Janet Mock. “At one point during The Trans List, [….] actress Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black) stares directly into the camera and emphatically asserts, “My voice matters. My truth matters.” These words, simple […]

Film Review & Trailer: Grandma

Film Review & Trailer: Grandma

Frances Winston really liked this latest offering featuring Lily Tomlin, and feels the LGBT characters are well-drawn Directed by: Paul Weitz – Starring: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Sam Elliott, Elizabeth Pena, Nat Wolff, John Cho Don’t let the starry cast fool you when it comes to this offering. […]

Laverne Cox First Transgender Actor Nominated at Emmy Awards

Laverne Cox First Transgender Actor Nominated at Emmy Awards

Laverne Cox has become the first transgender actor to be nominated for an Emmy Award, and she has said that she is “on cloud nine” to be nominated. Laverne, who plays Sophia Burset on the hit Netflix programme, Orange Is The New Black, was announced as a nominee earlier this week in the Emmy Awards’ […]