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Laverne Cox

Erin Staley

Laverne Cox

by Erin Staley

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Published by Rosen Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transsexuals,
  • Transgender people,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    In 2013, Orange Is the New Black began captivating audiences with its cast of female characters representing diverse strata of society. Perhaps no star on the show has inspired as much as Laverne Cox, who plays the black transgender inmate Sophia Burset. Cox"s work, both as an actor and off-screen, has brought attention to the risks faced by vulnerable populations, particularly racial minority transgender individuals. This biography documents Cox"s triumphant life and work as an activist, documenting her own growth from troubling times she recalls as a teenager to becoming the first openly transgender actor nominated for an Emmy. Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites.

    Edition Notes

    StatementErin Staley
    SeriesTransgender pioneers, Transgender pioneers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27213873M
    ISBN 101508171599
    ISBN 109781508171591

    Get this from a library! Laverne Cox. [Erin Staley] -- Highlights the struggles and achievements of Laverne Cox, an American actress, who became the first openly transgender person to win numerous awards and have a wax work in Madame Tussauds. Find the latest about Laverne Cox news, plus helpful articles, tips and tricks, and guides at

      Fans of Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox have something to look forward to in , which is when the actress and advocate has announced she will release a new memoir through Harlequin Books.. As one of the most prominent (and talented) faces of the transgender community, Cox has used her fame to deliver important messages about the obstacles faced by transgender people, . Early life. Laverne Cox was born in Mobile, Alabama and was raised by a single mother and grandmother within the AME Zion church. She has an identical twin brother, M Lamar, who portrays the pre-transitioning Sophia (as Marcus) in Orange Is the New Black. Cox stated she attempted suicide at the age of 11, when she noticed that she had developed feelings about her male classmates and had Born: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.

      Those years — dubbed the “transgender tipping point” by Time magazine — led to cover stories for Laverne Cox, book deals for Janet Mock, and the eventual but final death knell for any. Laverne Cox. This woman is one of my favourite woman in the world. You may know her from her recurring role on Orange Is The New Black as 'Sophia Burset' a credit-card crook. Not only is she an actress and producer, Laverne Cox is an inspirational advocate for LGBT+ rights.


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She plays Sophia in the Netflix Original Series "Orange is the. Laverne Cox is a critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing the groundbreaking role of “Sophia Burset,” an incarcerated African American transgender e is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show.

I know about the Book of Raquel, the Book of Janet [Mock], the Book of Laverne [Cox], and the Book of Angelica. These are amazing stories of transition. Whether we name it or not, it’s like a spiritual parable, when you talk about the challenges, and how we.

Laverne Cox is a three-time Emmy-nominated actress, Emmy winning producer and a prominent equal rights advocate and public speaker. Laverne’s groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed Netflix original series “Orange is The New Black” brought her to the attention of diverse audiences all over the world.

Laverne Cox: Salary and Net Worth. Laverne Cox’s net worth is $2, while like others, she also gets paid by sponsorships, ads, endorsement, featuring and so on. The estimated yearly income around $, and sponsorship/ Endorsement amount is $52, Rumors & Controversy.

Laverne Cox brilliantly shuts Down Internet Critics and surgery. Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox stopped by “CBS This Morning” last week to discuss "Orange Is The New Black" and other projects she is currently engaged in.

However, the public figure once again found herself having to answer questions about her transgender identity and, at one point, corrected anchor Gayle King about the accurate ways to discuss transgender experience.

Laverne's Emmy winning documentary "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word" helped lead her to Executive Producing two powerful documentaries. The upcoming "Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen" is an unprecedented, groundbreaking look at the depiction of transgender characters throughout the history of film and TV and "Free CeCe" which tells the story.

Laverne Cox contact information (name, email address, phone number). Booking price. Laverne Cox booking agent, manager, publicist contact info. Laverne Cox was born May 29th, in Mobile, Alabama. She is the first transgender woman of color to have. Emmy-nominated actress, documentary film producer + prominent equal rights advocate Laverne Cox continues to make history in her career and in her activism.

Laverne Cox has spent most of her life pushing back against hateful rhetoric, much of which came during her childhood growing up in Mobile. Published inthe themes of the book. After Trump and J.K. Rowling, Laverne Cox sees Disclosure as a tool for change The Netflix documentary tracks the history of trans representation in.

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