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“I would never be so arrogant to think that someone should model their life after me. But the idea of possibility...the idea that I get to live my dreams out in public, hopefully will show to other folks that it’s possible. So I prefer the term ‘possibility model’ to ‘role model.’” —Laverne Cox --------- People like her made it increasingly difficult to deny who I was anymore.

from Allure

Laverne Cox Gets Intimate

"Going through life, you try to cover and hide, but it doesn't really work. I said no initially, thought about it, and said no again, But I'm a black transgender woman. I felt this could be really powerful for the communities that I represent. Black women are not often told that we're beautiful unless we align with certain standards. Trans women certainly are not told we're beautiful. Seeing a black transgender woman embracing and loving everything about herself might be inspiring to some…


What Laverne Cox, Janet Mock and Others Can Teach Us About Being Transgender in America - Feather Magazine

from Mail Online

Priyanka Chopra, Sofia Vergara and Emily Ratajkowski wow at Emmys

Channelling old Hollywood glamour: Laverne Cox was dazzling in her slinky and low-cut golden gown


Trans models are rare within the industry and therefore, the Allure spread featuring a trans model along with the series of actresses is actively changing the perception.


“It is revolutionary for any trans person to choose to be seen & visible in a world that tells us we should not exist.” -Laverne Cox


celebsofcolor: “ Laverne Cox for LADYGUNN ”


Emmy Awards 2016: Best and Worst Dressed

<p>Laverne Cox was a presenter, but looked as if she was campaigning for a…


Laverne Cox at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22, 2016


@hipppietrash bless her for any trans people reading this, we all love you and your life and gender identity and pronouns are valid and they matter :) just keep being you and fuck the transphobic people out there !!