Laverne Cox


More Hollywood Liberals Should Be Showing Support for the Trans Community

LGBTQ celebs and close allies carried the weight of high-profile responses to a potential anti-trans proposal amid calls for solidarity in the first week of protest.


What Trans People Think About Trans Representation in Film and TV

Most of the auditions I get, the first two lines of the script are "I had a penis, I used to be a man."


Why Teen Magazines Have Gone Queer

Editors are making efforts to include LGBTQ diversity in their pages and websites in an age where fewer readers are heterosexual than ever before.


Russell Brand Is Paying for Your Pride Mural Selfies

A selfie in front of the #poweredbypride mural earns a $1 donation to LGBTQ charities The Pillion Trust and Hetrick-Martin Institute.


I’m Proud of Being Trans, and I Don’t Care About Passing

A few months ago, sitting on a tram at lunchtime, I noticed a young girl staring at me with her mouth wide open. Staring back I thought: There's nothing like the puzzled look of a child on public transport to tell you you're not passing.


What We Learned About Being Trans in 2014

All in all, it was a great year for the trans cause.


14 Important Battles Won by Women in 2014

What? You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist arseholes? Think again.


Is Pop Culture Having a Trans Moment?

I asked prominent trans writer and activist Jennifer Finney Boylan.


The Plantation Is Still Here: Inside M. Lamar’s 'Negrogothic, A Manifesto'

A conversation with the artist about sexuality, racism, history and the policing of black men's bodies.


Why I Won't Shut Up About Sex Just Because I'm Trans

It's time my haterz got some new slurs – and new role models.