Laverne Cox Gets Ice Cream Flavor Named In Her Honor

Laverne Cox is the first openly transgender person to have been nominated for an Emmy, recently had a Madame Tussaud’s wax figure made in her likeness and now she has her very own ice cream flavor. Three Twins Ice Cream, a California-based, organic ice cream company, created limited edition flavors to celebrate Pride… » 6/18/15 10:30pm 6/18/15 10:30pm

Katy Perry’s ‘1984’ Taylor Swift Revenge Track Rumor Is False

Recent news of Katy Perry registering a song titled “1984” that caused speculation of it being the next move in her rumored ongoing feud with Taylor Swift is apparently untrue. Though the track’s listing on BMI still shows Perry as the artist, her managers have confirmed that she has no involvement with the song. A… » 6/09/15 8:50pm 6/09/15 8:50pm

Laverne Cox: 'Caitlyn Looks Amazing,' But 'the Struggle Continues'

In a long and heartfelt post on her tumblr this morning, Laverne Cox shared some thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner’s “amazing” Vanity Fair cover as well as her own #TransIsBeautiful campaign. After saying Jenner’s most beautiful quality was “[allowing] the world into her vulnerabilities,” Cox went on to discuss that while a… » 6/02/15 2:10pm 6/02/15 2:10pm

Unchill School Administration Says Bieber 'Bullied' His Way Into Prom

Over the weekend, Justin Bieber thrilled a group of teens by showing up to their prom at Chatsworth Charter High in Los Angeles. It’s since been revealed, however, that Justin hadn’t been invited to the event, reportedly “pushed” his way in past security and angered Chatsworth’s dorky-ass school administration. » 4/28/15 10:30am 4/28/15 10:30am

All the Enviable Looks at Essence's Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

Essence held its eighth annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Thursday. Two-thirds of the outfits have already been stolen by me and I'm not sorry. Here are some of the outfits—originally worn by the likes of Laverne Cox, Tracee Ellis Ross and Teyonah Parris—that are now in my closet. » 2/20/15 2:10pm 2/20/15 2:10pm

Whoopi Goldberg Has Some Pretty Dumb Ideas About Racism

On Thursday's edition of The View, the panel brought up First Lady Michelle Obama's "revelation" that the Obamas still get racially profiled. While President Obama has been mistaken for a waiter and a valet, Michelle was recently asked to assist a customer during a visit to Target. Whoopi Goldberg doesn't see any of… » 12/18/14 12:50pm 12/18/14 12:50pm

Add The T Word to the Many Ways Laverne Cox Is Changing the World

Laverne Cox is 5'11", maybe 6'4" in Louboutins, but her super-shiny, super-long blonde wig gives her the illusion of added height. Or maybe it's the metaphor: in the year and a half since Orange is the New Black began, Cox's star has grown exponentially, and as a public figure she is larger than life: the rare… » 10/17/14 2:10pm 10/17/14 2:10pm

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