Tag Archives: Laverne Cox

New York City Declares “Laverne Cox Day” [VIDEO]

Mic reports: June 22 is now officially Laverne Cox Day in New York City. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, made the surprise announcement on Thursday when the actress made an appearance at his official residence, Gracie Mansion. “Can you believe that a black transgender woman from Mobile, Alabama, raised by a single mother has a day in New ...

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LGBT Celebs Thank President Obama: NPH, Jonathan Groff, Nathan Lane, Jim Parsons, Many Others [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: On the day his presidency is handed over to Donald Trump, Barack Obama is getting one last “Thanks, Obama.” Following her own personal tribute, Ellen DeGeneres reached out to famous LGBT faces for help compiling a heartwarming video of thank yous set to Katy Perry’s “Roar,” which she played on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday morning. “President ...

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PREVIEW: The Rocky Horror Picture Show [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly recaps: The time to do the time warp again is… now. Fox released the first five minutes of The Rocky Horror Picture Show late Thursday night on Twitter and Periscope, showing off its modernized take on the cult classic. The reimagining of the musical — which stars Laverne Cox, Ryan McCartan, Adam Lambert, Christina Milian, and Tim Curry ...

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TRAILER: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rolling Stone recaps: Fox offered up a new trailer for their Rocky Horror Picture Show remake during their Comic-Con panel on Thursday. In the clip, Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox – who plays Dr. Frank-N-Furter, the “sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania,” in the film – vamps it up to one of the musical’s signature tunes, “The Time ...

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49 Celebrities Pay Tribute To The 49 Pulse Victims In Touching Clip Produced By Ryan Murphy [VIDEO]

You likely won’t see a line-up like this outside of the Oscars. Via press release: “The 49 heroes who lost their lives on June 12 were brothers and sisters, sons and daughters, friends and neighbors, boyfriends and girlfriends, husbands and wives. They were mostly young and mostly Latinx. But above all, they were human beings who were loved, and who ...

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TEASER: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Entertainment Weekly recaps: “It’s not easy having a good time.” These are some of the first words we hear from Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the trailer for Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Indeed, judging by Janet (Victoria Justice)’s timid giggle and the short clip we hear of “The Time Warp,” the cast has been hard ...

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OITNB Renewed For Three More Seasons

Netflix today announced a whopping three season renewal for their breakout smash hit Orange Is The New Black. From Variety: The deal includes a commitment from showrunner Jenji Kohan to remain at the helm of Netflix’s most-watched series through seasons five, six and seven. Season four of the Lionsgate TV-produced ensembler set in a woman’s prison bows June 17. The ...

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TRAILER: Orange Is The New Black Season 4

Via Pop Crush: The ladies of Litchfield are back, and prison life is looking as complicated as ever. On Sunday January 17 Netflix premiered the official teaser trailer for the fourth season of their hit comedy series Orange Is the New Black. At only 46 seconds long, there’s not too much to digest, but the trailer does leave a lot ...

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Adam Lambert To Play Eddie In Rocky Horror Reboot

Adam Lambert will play the role immortalized by Meatloaf in the coming television reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Yahoo reports: “I grew up watching Rocky Horror but could never imagine that I would be part of this new vision,” Lambert said. “Rocky Horror always made me feel like it was OK to celebrate my weirdness. Hallelujah, bless my soul! ...

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Laverne Cox On Caitlyn Jenner

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HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Bares 25

Sunday night the 25th anniversary edition of Broadway Bares played to two sellout audiences at Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom. This year’s show was titled Top Bottoms Of Burlesque and as you’ll see, it was spectacular from the moment the curtain arose to reveal the bouncing bottoms of buff chorus boys. All 25 years of Broadway Bares are available on DVD and ...

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Laverne Cox Performs At Broadway Bares

At last night’s 25th annual Broadway Bares, Laverne Cox performed in a number titled Casting Couch with Casey Lee Ross playing the director.

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Laverne Cox Poses As Statue Of Liberty For Latest Issue Of Entertainment Weekly

(Tipped by JMG reader TJ)

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SAN FRANCISCO: Madame Tussauds To Unveil Wax Figure Of Laverne Cox

Via TIME Magazine: Madame Tussauds San Francisco announced Monday that it will debut a wax figure of Laverne Cox, star of Orange Is the New Black and a transgender rights activist, on June 26 during Pride Weekend festivities in the Bay Area. It is the first-ever transgender figure in the museum’s history. June 2015 is already shaping up to be ...

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On The GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet

The GLAAD Media Awards were held at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan this weekend and Marti Cummings Gould worked the red carpet, interviewing Sam Champion, Ross Matthews, Laverne Cox, and honorees Kelly Ripa and Lynda Carter.

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Laverne Cox On Bruce Jenner

Emmy-winning actress Laverne Cox attended the White House Correspondents Dinner last night as the guest of the Washington Blade, where she was interviewed about Bruce Jenner by MSNBC’s Janet Mock. “I spoke to Bruce today, and they were really pleased with the way things went last night,” said Cox, referring to Jenner and Diane Sawyer’s ABC News exclusive interview. “I ...

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Trans Star Laverne Cox Named To People’s World’s Most Beautiful Women List

Breitbart readers are going nuts. See the list.

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Laverne Cox Cast For CBS Pilot

Via Entertainment Weekly: In what could be another milestone role in broadcast TV diversity, CBS has cast transgender actress Laverne Cox in its legal procedural pilot Doubt. The Orange is the New Black actress will play a transgender Ivy League-educated attorney, described as “competitive as she is compassionate. She’s fierce, funny and the fact that she’s experienced injustice first hand ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cyndi Lauper To Host Benefit Concert For Homeless LGBT Youth

Via press release: Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund today announced annual “Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays” benefit concert on Saturday, December 6th at New York City’s historic Beacon Theatre to help raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness and funds to support the True Colors Fund’s work to address the problem. Cyndi Lauper ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Empire State Building To Go Purple In Support Of LGBT Youth

Next week Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox will throw the switch that will light the Empire State Building in purple to recognize GLAAD’s annual anti-bullying Spirit Day. Via press release: Spirit Day, which will take place on October 16, inspires millions to wear purple or “go purple” online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, ...

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