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Laverne Cox – QNotes

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Laverne Cox

Transgender, Award-Winner, Actress, Film Producer, Activist, Influencer

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.

For celebrities, an off-screen journey to on-screen equality

LGBT History Month: Exploring the Faces of Media, TV and More

ABC News correspondent Gio Benitez says that as a young reporter in Miami, he was inspired by the greats of television journalism: Peter Jennings, Tom Brokaw, Barbara Walters and Katie Couric. He didn’t seek out gay role models in the media, “because at the time I was very conflicted about it myself.”

Laverne Cox stars in new Hillary Clinton campaign ad, talks HB2

Cox also praises Clinton's state department for changing passport gender rules to be more inclusive to trans people

A new campaign ad from Hillary Clinton features transgender actress Laverne Cox highlighting the progress made for LGBTQ rights under the Obama administration, including Clinton’s state department making it easier for transgender people to change the gender marker on their passports. Cox also discusses North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ law HB2, saying, “It’s been very upsetting. What …