Laverne Cox at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. (Getty)

VIDEO: Laverne Cox Previews Groundbreaking Role in CBS’s ‘Doubt’

That’s right, “Orange is the New Black“ star Laverne Cox is not finished breaking down walls (and she looks great doing it!). Last week, CBS picked up the one-hour drama, “Doubt,” which stars Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii and, playing a transgender character, trans actress/activist Cox. The show will be the first […]

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What’s Your Best of 2015 in LGBT Television? Tell Me!

Was it the romance and HIV storyline on “How To Get Away With Murder?”  Was it seeing the increased visibility of transgender people  like Caitlyn Jenner (“I Am Cait“), Jazz Jennings (“I Am Jazz) or “Orange Is The New Black” star, Laverne Cox? “Transparent” winning Emmys for star Jeffrey Tambor and creator Jill Soloway? Was it the storyline […]

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GLAAD Media Awards: Photos From The NYC Event

Last night, the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City celebrating the best in journalism and media representation. Anderson Cooper presented the Excellence in Media award to Kelly Ripa, Thomas Roberts received the Vito Russo Award from Lynda Carter and the host of the event was Ross Mathews.  Here […]

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Xosha Roquemore Previews Laverne Cox Playing Cousin Sheena on ‘The Mindy Project’ Tonight!

Fox’s hit sitcom “The Mindy Project” is one of the best television series around that knows how to use a guest star well and tonight’s episode is no different. We’ve heard mention of Tamra’s cousin Sheena many times on the series but tonight we finally get to meet her and she’s played by none other than […]

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Are We Having a Lesbian Moment on Television? Top Critics Weigh In!

Last month, at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, where the networks bi-annually bring stars and producers from their new and returning shows, Ellen DeGeneres was asked whether she saw a groundbreaking aspect to the new NBC sitcom, “One Big Happy.” DeGeneres is the executive producer of the new series, along with out writer/creator […]

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2014: What A Year: Laverne Cox

While Laverne Cox probably appeared on a lot of “Best Of” lists for 2013, I think it’s safe to say that 2014 is the year she made an even bigger splash by simply being herself and also making herself ultra-present in spreading the word on what it means to be transgender. And she wasn’t satisfied […]

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SAG And Golden Globes 2015: The LGBT-Ness Of Both Award Nominations

Coming up right after the holiday season is what those in ‘the biz’ like to call ‘Awards Season.’ Practically the minute the New Years ball drops, we launch in the People’s Choice Awards (January 7th, CBS) and the Writers Guild Awards (February 14th) are notable award shows but two of the biggest are the Golden Globes […]

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GLAAD Releases Third Annual ‘Trans Images On TV’ Report, Celebrates Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Earlier this week, GLAAD released its third annual report on images of transgender characters on television. The Trans Images On TV report looks over the last year and the news is definitely good. Here is the general overview of the report, according to GLAAD. For the first time, there were no episodes in which trans […]

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