On July 22, 2016, Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in Cleveland. In his speech that night, Trump pledged to “do everything in [his] power to protect our LGBTQ citizens.”
With various ‘firsts’ in her already impressive career, the Emmy-nominated actress, documentary film producer and prominent equal rights advocate, Laverne Cox, continues to make history in her career and significant strides in her activism.
Since Donald Trump assumed the office of the presidency in January of 2017, his administration has issued a dizzying list of harmful policies and legal maneuvers against transgender Americans, spanning the realms of education, housing and healthcare.
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