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Watch: Behind the scenes action of Laverne Cox’s Time cover shoot
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Watch: Behind the scenes action of Laverne Cox’s Time cover shoot

LAST UPDATED // Monday, 02 June 2014 11:32 Written by // Cec Busby

After causing a public outcry for leaving Laverne Cox off their top 100 most influential people list, Time Magazine has revealed the transgender actress as their latest cover girl.

Cox, a trans activist and actress is best known for her role as Sophia Burset in the cult Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

Cox has been breaking new ground for transgender people in the last twelve months, as the first transgender black woman to score a recurring lead on a TV series, Cox has been instrumental in giving transgender people a voice in the mainstream media.

Proudly standing beside a headline that read: The Transgender Tipping Point, the interview in Time Magazine focuses on Cox’s experiences as a trans woman.

Read the Time Magazine interview

Watch the behind the scenes footage from the photo shoot

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Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and GayNewsNetwork.com.au.

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