Laverne Cox is the First Transgender Nominee for an Emmy

Laverne Cox Makes History as First Transgender Emmy Nominee

Cox was recognized for her role on "Orange Is the New Black"

by Jezebel, July 11, 2014

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Laverne Cox is the First Transgender Nominee for an Emmy

Laverne Cox is the First Transgender Nominee for an Emmy

Laverne Cox makes history as first transgender Emmy nominee.

In what can only be said to finally help justify the Emmy Awards' continued existence, transgender actress Laverne Cox has been nominated in the "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series" category for her role as Sophia Burset in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.

Read it at Jezebel.

 
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