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Laverne Cox cast as wax museum’s first transgender figure

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Merlin Entertainment spokeswoman Kari Martin says a life-sized likeness of the "Orange is the New Black" co-star is scheduled to be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds' in San Francisco on June 26. ...

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Lea DeLaria announces engagement to longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless

Friday, February 6, 2015
Lea DeLaria and Chelsea Fairless, in a photo posted to Facebook and Instagram announcing their engagement.
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is off the market. The actress, singer and comedienne made the announcement Friday that she is marrying longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless. ...

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Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story: ‘Anything is possible’

Thursday, August 21, 2014
NEW YORK -- Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment - including a recent Emmy nomination - and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others. "It gives me hope that ...

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Laverne Cox becomes first transgender person nominated for an Emmy

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Laverne Cox has became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy Award in an acting category. Cox received a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sophia Burset in the ...

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A few ‘inmates’ from ‘Orange Is The New Black’ discuss prison life

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
This image released by Netflix shows Yael Stone, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from “Orange is the New Black.” The second season of the prison series will be available on Friday, June 6, on Netflix. (K.C. Bailey, Netflix / AP)
NEW YORK — An upper-middle class blonde from Brooklyn goes to jail for a drug-related screw-up years before. The women's federal prison of "Orange Is the New Black" is a different world than Piper Chapman had known, populated with a ...

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George Takei presented with GLAAD award for promoting LGBT equality

Sunday, May 4, 2014
George Takei accepts the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in New York.
NEW YORK -- Actor and LGBT rights activist George Takei was presented with the Vito Russo award at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York on Saturday night. ...

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An Interview with ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star Laverne Cox

Sunday, August 4, 2013
Laverne Cox carries a powerful presence. Tall, long flowing hair, pouting lips, and a gaze that looks both daunting and welcoming at the same time. But don’t her looks fool you, Alabama born, this girl is a sweet-southerner at heart ...

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