Clichéd Yet Moving John Legend Video Stars Laverne Cox and Tig Notaro

John Legend has a video out for his song, "You & I (Nobody in The World)." The whole thing is cheesy in that "you don't know you're beautiful" way, but it does feature a diverse range of women — in terms of race, age, and experience — and showcases the great Laverne Cox and Tig Notaro. Check it out. » 7/11/14 3:45pm 7/11/14 3:45pm

Watch Laverne Cox Talk About How 'It Got Better'

From "Your son is going to end up in New Orleans wearing a dress if we don't get him into therapy right away" to kicking ass on Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox talks about the long road from growing up trans in the South to making Mrs. Ridgeway's prediction come true by lecturing at Tulane University on LGBT… » 6/17/14 5:31pm 6/17/14 5:31pm

Chicago Sun-Times Pulls Horrific Transphobic Screed on Laverne Cox

On Sunday, the Chicago Sun-Times reprinted an offensive, transphobic rant calling transgender actress Laverne Cox a "man" and an "effigy of a woman" by National Review correspondent Kevin D. Williamson. After a massive backlash, the paper has retracted the piece and issued an apology. » 6/03/14 11:04pm 6/03/14 11:04pm

Meh, OITNB's DeLaria Won't Attend Trans Exclusionary Music Fest

This year's lineup for Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has been announced and the inclusion of Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria, who has decided not to attend, had raised some eyebrows across sections of the LGBT+ community given that the festival's trans exclusionary policy is still in effect and would… » 5/08/14 8:59pm 5/08/14 8:59pm

Orange Is the New Black Season 2 Teaser Trailer Is Here!

OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS! OH MY GOD! Orange Is the New Black is coming back on June 6th and that date cannot come fast enough. If I had a time machine right now, I would first transport to the year 2032 and get a hoverboard and then go back to June 6, 2014 to check in with Red, Pennsatucky, Suzanne, Miss Claudette, and… » 2/15/14 4:28pm 2/15/14 4:28pm

Laverne Cox Will Bring You To Your Feet With This Speech

Ready to fire up your Saturday night? Then you've got to watch Laverne Cox's opening speech at the Creating Change conference organized by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Punctuated by applause throughout, the Orange Is The New Black star discusses her journey, the hardships of growing up different, what it… » 2/01/14 6:52pm 2/01/14 6:52pm

We're Jealous of the Orange is the New Black Roller Skating Party

Netflix's Orange is the New Black cast is currently filming their second season — Yay! —and have posted some behind the scenes shots on Instagram of them enjoying themselves. There was even a roller skating partying, to which actress Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia Burset, wears a leotard and leg warmers. Can I come… » 1/29/14 12:00pm 1/29/14 12:00pm

Selfie Loathing: Rihanna's Trip to Brazil Is All Blunts and Bikinis

Welcome back to Selfie Loathing. Every Friday, we round up a batch of celebrity Instagrams, so you can see what happens when the stars turn the cameras on themselves. This week: Snoop Dogg smokes so much the fire department has to intervene; John Stamos remembers the crosses of the '90s, and if you do nothing else… » 1/24/14 5:30pm 1/24/14 5:30pm