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Laverne Cox like you’ve never seen her before

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The actress who was the first transgender performer to be nominated for an Emmy award channeled some of her heroes in a photo shoot captured for the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine.

As she looks ahead to a new CBS series and Fox’s reimagined Rocky Horror Picture Show, Laverne Cox is looking back at some of the most famous women who inspired her:

Pop superstar Beyonce.

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Music legend and actress Tina Turner.

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Pioneering transgender model Tracey Africa.

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See more in the September issue of Cosmopolitan. 

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