Big Sean, Halsey, Migos rock Rihanna’s lingerie fashion show
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Sean, A$ap Ferg, Halsey and Migos rocked Rihanna's Savage X Fenty crowd Tuesday from a color-saturated stage at the Barclays Center as Normani and Laverne Cox joined an army of...
Siriano brings art to the runway in glittery pop-art party
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion lovers argue that it's not only a business but also a true art, and Christian Siriano made that argument in a literal way on Saturday by bringing an actual artist to his...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laverne Cox sees this as a best of times, worst of times moment for transgender people.
"We've never ever been more visible than we are right now and yet we are under...
Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model
NEW YORK (AP) — Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria's Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans...
NEW YORK (AP) — From corrupt, brutal overseers to the fraught world of inmate hierarchy to unlikely friendships and romances, "Orange is the New Black" told deeply rich and complex stories about...
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul and the cast of "Queer Eye."
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox will be visiting Harvard University to talk about gender equity and stereotyping.
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Cher: Trump administration ‘will take everything’
Lebanon LGBT scene empowered despite crackdown
BEIRUT (AP) — It took him more than two months to prepare, coming up with the concept, assembling his outfit and rehearsing. Then on the big night, a five-hour session putting on makeup. The very last step, he slid on the red lace gloves with 4-inch (10-centimeter) red fingernails that he had specially ordered from the United States.
Elias was transformed into Melanie Coxxx. She was ready for her most important show: The largest drag ball in Lebanon.
Laverne Cox: ‘We’re in this fight together’
NEW YORK (AP) — Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox was honored by Planned Parenthood of New York City at its annual gala.
Cox praised the organization at Tuesday night's gala for providing health care to transgender people around the country.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile Richards, who stepped down from the helm of Planned Parenthood this week after 12 years as one of the nation's most visible activists, has a message for her fellow women: Now is the time to get involved. Not soon, not next year. Now.
"Don't wait for instructions," she says. "Don't wait for the perfect opportunity. Most of all, don't wait for somebody to ASK you to do something."
Puth gets emotional over March For Our Lives
Stars sparkle at iHeartRadio Music Awards
Laverne Cox has revealed she is "in love" with her mystery boyfriend, whom she met on Tinder eight months ago.
The 'Orange Is The New Black' actress has admitted she was an avid user of the dating app when she split from her previous partner, and before long she met her new man - whose identity remains a secret - and fell in love.
Laverne Cox has ‘limited opportunities’ as a black transgender actress
Laverne Cox feels being a black transgender woman has limited her opportunities as an actress.
The 'Orange Is The New Black' star believes she's been overlooked for certain roles because of her profile - but Laverne thinks the landscape is improving and she considers herself to be "blessed" by the career she's had.
She said: "Two years ago ... I was in the waiting room with actresses who were like, 'Oh my God, this is my fourth audition today.'
Kim Kardashian West is working on a new reality TV series.
The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star will serve as an executive producer on 'Glam Masters', an eight-episode show which will search for a make-up star on Lifetime.
The program will debut in February, hosted by 'Orange is the New Black' star Laverne Cox, and will feature beauty experts Mario Dedivanovic, Kandee Johnson and Zanna Roberts Rassi as judges for the competition.
Revolutionaries to supernovas: Glamour names women of 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been one epic year for women, a notion definitely not lost on Glamour magazine as it named U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, 27 key facilitators of the Women's March on Washington and astronaut Peggy Whitson among its women of the year from the worlds of politics, entertainment, fashion, business and more.
Laverne Cox was almost "killed" by an abusive relationship.
The "Orange is the New Black" actress regrets staying with an alcoholic partner for such a long time, but admitted her self-worth was so low, she couldn't imagine anyone else ever loving her.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Laverne Cox has signed on to an ABC buddy-cop comedy pilot.
Variety and Deadline report that Cox will star on "The Trustee" as ex-con Amanda Jones alongside Meaghan Rath. "The Walking Dead" star Michael Cudlitz will play a police captain on the show.
Cox says on Instagram that she's "excited and grateful" for the role.
Oscars best picture gaffe dominates after-party chatter
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded. But this year, even disparate celebrations had a conversation topic in common: The best-picture gaffe that saw Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway award the night's top prize to "La La Land," only to correct themselves and present it to "Moonlight." The unprecedented error dominated post-party talk.
First transgender actor/character makes history in CBS show
BURLINGTON, Vt. -
A major milestone for the LGBTQ community Wednesday night on CBS.
Actress Laverne Cox became the first transgender person to play a transgender character in a major, recurring role on network television.
Laverne Cox has apologized to Metallica for snubbing them in her Grammy introduction.
The 'Orange is the New Black' actress gave a speech to welcome the rock band and collaborator Lady Gaga to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Sunday (02.12.17) but accidentally forgot to name them in her introduction, prompting a backlash from fans.
In her speech she said: "We all begin somewhere. Great bands usually begin in someone's garage or basement or some empty warehouse.
A very slow start for the week culminates in an overloaded Sunday, including the debut of the "Good Wife" spinoff (headed to CBS All Access) and a soapy, star-heavy mystery series on HBO. Here's more.
EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Center swarmed with students and area residents Wednesday evening anxiously waiting to see actress and equal rights advocate Laverne Cox.
“I stand before you this evening a proud African American transgender woman ... from a working class background raised by a single mother,” Cox said. More than 1,000 attendees cheered and greeted her with a standing ovation.
Informed Katie Couric offers ‘Gender Revolution’ special
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Katie Couric, slammed three years ago as insensitive during an interview with transgender women Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox, says she has evolved.
"We can't be afraid to make mistakes on our journey to educate ourselves," said Couric, host and executive producer of "Gender Revolution," a two-hour National Geographic special airing next month.
Helen Mirren calls on women to change the future by voting
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — At a Friday event to recognize philanthropic contributions by Hollywood women, Helen Mirren said women can "change the landscape for future generations" by voting in the upcoming presidential election.
"It's time for the best role model in the White House," Mirren said to cheers from the overwhelmingly female audience.
Newly retired Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully to visit Kimmel
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who recently ended his 67-year career, is returning to the air with an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night.
The 88-year-old will be making a rare appearance on a non-baseball show for his first television interview since concluding his career at a Dodgers game in San Francisco on Oct. 2, 80 years to the day he said he first fell in love with baseball as an 8-year-old in the Bronx.