Laverne Cox

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Voters cast their midterm election ballots at the Santa Ana Methodist Church in Santa Ana, California, U.S. November 6, 2018.  REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

It’s not all about red v blue. In dozens of states, US voters cast ballots on Tuesday on issues ranging from voting rights and climate change to gun c(...)

Actress Daniela Vega of ‘Fantastic Woman’ is photographed at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival on September 13, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Photograph: Jennifer Roberts/Getty Images

On Sunday, Daniela Vega will make history when she becomes the first transgender person to present an award at the Oscars. There is a lot going on thi(...)

Transgender  TV star Laverne Cox: “Folks who oppose trans people having access to facilities that are consistent with how we identify know the things they claim don’t actually happen . . . It’s really about us not existing, about erasing trans people.” Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images for NARAS

During and in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s chaotic entry into the White House, it was reported that Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, one(...)

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly preparing for her prime-time special on Tuesday night, in which a long-awaited Donald Trump interview was aired.  Kelly tried to ask whether anyone had ever hurt him “emotionally”. “When I am wounded, I go after people hard, okay?” he said. “And I try and un-wound myself.” Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly finally talked on Tuesday night about their raucous, contentious history over the last nine months. And it appears that t(...)

Juilianne Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Lawrence dazzled in bright block colours at the 73rd  Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10th.

In a ceremony riven with Ricky Gervais’ flat, misdirected bantering and the horrifying reappearance of Mel Gibson, it was fairly obvious that the wom(...)

Orange Is the New Black: Danielle Brooks, Samira Wiley, Lea DeLaria, Laverne Cox, Lori Petty, Taryn Manning, Uzo Aduba, Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Yael Stone, Ruby Rose, Kate Mulgrew, Selenis Leyva and Dascha Polanco in the third season of the Netflix hit

Two summers ago Orange Is the New Black brought Netflix both a hit and critical acclaim. Based on the prison memoir of Piper Kerman, it featured a (...)

 Sinéad Burke at the National Women’s Council of Ireland meeting. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“The next Mary Robinson could be sitting in this room,” says Shauna Kelly, pointing at a large framed photograph of Ireland’s former president. “Robin(...)

Orange Is the New Black has done a good job of highlighting new talent, including Danielle Brooks, far left, who plays Taystee

This time last year, the words “women’s TV prison drama” had its own specific shorthand. From the cheap sets of Prisoner: Cellblock H to the OTT melod(...)