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Laverne Cox Slayed As Beyoncé In Her 'Lip Sync Battle' With Samira Wiley

ByAnna Menta
Can we all just pretend this "Lip Sync Battle" with Laverne Cox and Samira Wiley is how "Orange Is the New Black" season four actually ended? Forget all that tragic social commentary stuff: I want to see Poussey rapping to Naughty by Nature and…

Laverne Cox Drops Some Solid Dating Advice We Could All Use: "I Don't Glam Up"

ByCosmo Luce
In an interview with Access Hollywood, actress Laverne Cox dropped some dating advice that we all could use. Seriously, take out a piece of paper and start taking notes. The star of Orange is the New Black described why she doesn't “glam up” to…

Laverne Cox Supports Caitlyn Jenner, But Says 'The Struggle Continues'

ByAdam Pliskin
Almost exactly one year ago, Laverne Cox graced the cover of TIME magazine with the caption, "The Transgender Tipping Point." Now, Caitlyn Jenner has blown up the Internet with her Vanity Fair cover. Cox commented on the progress society has made in…

Laverne Cox And Caitlyn Jenner Finally Met At The 'I Am Cait' Screening

ByAdam Pliskin
Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox are both superstars. They serve as inspirations to us all, and they are both making great strides for the transgender community. But until this weekend, the two never met. That all changed Sunday at a special screening…

Laverne Cox Opened Up About How She Met Her Boyfriend & Their Story Is So Cute

ByKaren Ruffini
It's a scientific fact that Laverne Cox slays no matter what she does. She's an incredible actress (Orange is the New Black has always been my actual jam), has the most enviable wardrobe, and always speaks her mind. Because she's seemingly what I…

Laverne Cox Praises Caitlyn Jenner For Her Very Public Transition (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
During a recent appearance on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," actress Laverne Cox revealed her thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner’s very public transition. Cox, who went through her own transition in her 20s, explained her experience as a (then)…

Laverne Cox Finally Shared A Photo Of Her Boyfriend & They're So Freaking Cute

ByCandice Jalili
I don't know about you guys, but I personally have spent the past week in mourning. Why, you ask? Well, because another one of my all-time favorite celebrity couples have announced their split. First, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt, and then, Jennifer…

Laverne Cox Reveals 3 Gifts She Needs For The Holidays & You’ll Want 'Em, Too – EXCLUSIVE

ByKatie Corvino
I don't know about you, but I'm that person who runs through Target at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve scrambling to find last-minute gifts for my friends and family. I never know what to buy anyone, so I wrap up a picture frame, find old pajamas I haven't…

Laverne Cox Shares What It Means To Be Proud Of Who You Are

ByAlexia LaFata
For those of you who don't know, June is LGBT Pride Month. We here at Elite Daily are so excited to celebrate at LA Pride this weekend, and to continue to stand in solidarity with the LGBT community not just this month, but every month. For another…

4 Things Laverne Cox Taught Me About The Transgender Community

ByElizabeth Hurd
On February 17, 2015, my school, Saginaw Valley State University, hosted Laverne Cox. Ms. Cox is an advocate for the transgender community and an actress on the popular Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black." She is the first transgender woman to…

This Eagles Player Is In The Spotlight, But It's Not Because Of The Super Bowl

ByHollee Actman Becker
We are just a few days away from Super Bowl LII, where the Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots. But in the middle of preparing to take on the five-time champs, my beloved bird gang of underdogs has been forced to deal with a soap…

Courteney Cox And Lisa Kudrow Crushed A Lightning Round Of 'Friends' Trivia

ByTalia Koren
Who knows "Friends" trivia better than cast members of the show? Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow made an awesome team on "Celebrity Name Game" where they had a bonus round of "Friends" trivia for the audience. And man, did they kill it. Courteney Cox…

What Exactly Do Face Fillers Do? Why Courteney Cox Says She Regrets Getting Them

ByRosey Baker
Courteney Cox recently revealed in a recent interview with New Beauty that she regrets trying to avoid the natural process of aging by letting Hollywood's impossible beauty standards get to her. Courteney opened up about the pressure women face of…

Courteney Cox And Lisa Kudrow Are Straight Up Geniuses Playing 'Friends' Trivia

ByHope Schreiber
A lot of people know a lot of trivia about the greatest sitcom ever, but the stars of "Friends" may just know the most. After all, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox lived it. Their episode of "Celebrity Name Game" will air on September 20, but the two…

Fletcher Cox's Net Worth Will Make You Wish You Could Join The NFL

ByKristen Perrone
Leading up to the 2018 Super Bowl on Feb. 4, Philadelphia Eagles player Fletcher Cox has become a huge name in the conversation surrounding the big game. The defensive tackle player has been with the Eagles since 2012, recently competing in his…

Courteney Cox Said Brangelina Split Is 'Not About' Friend Jennifer Aniston

ByTim McGovern
Once a friend, always a friend. (Cue "Friends" theme song.) When the spotlight shifted away from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce to what Jennifer Aniston thought about this split that came out of nowhere and made us all question the mere…

Khloé And Kourtney Kardashian Had The Ultimate Girl Squad At JLo's Concert

ByAnna Menta
Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian hung out with Laverne Cox, Jessica Alba and Meghan Trainor at a JLo show last night, which is probably the coolest sentence ever. The reality stars were at Jennifer Lopez's Las Vegas show after the Billboard Music…

These Celebrities Are Actually Twins, And You Need To See Their Other Half

ByBecky Wandel
Now that Beyoncé has had her babies, being a twin is officially in vogue. These celebs were already cool, but now that they have something in common with the new little Carters, they're even cooler. Ashton Kutcher Ashton Kutcher and his fraternal…

John Legend's Brilliant New Music Video Highlights The Natural Beauty Of All Women

ByKatie Gonzalez
Following the likes of Pharell, John Legend has come out with a very pro-female statement in his latest music video for the single "You & I (Nobody in the World)." The days when rap artists featured videos with women shaking their asses in front of…

Is Sophia Burset In 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 5?

ByJamie LeeLo
Hold the freaking phone. Shut the freaking front door. Get the freaking freak out. Is Sophia freaking BACK?! *~*~*SPOILERS AHEAD - KIND OF - IF YOU'RE LIKE, NOT CAUGHT UP OR WHATEVER*~*~* Season three of "Orange Is The New Black" saw Laverne Cox's…

9 Times Celebs Posted Totally Honest Photos Of Themselves On Instagram

ByIzabella Zaydenberg
We’re all familiar with using social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat) to make our lives look a hell of a lot prettier than they truly are. Fashion bloggers, “Instagram girls” and celebrities are particularly guilty of manipulating…

Beyoncé Lost An Emmy To 'Grease Live' And Twitter Is Pissed

ByAnna Menta
Sandra Dee, I'm really happy for you, and I'mma let you finish, but BEYONCÉ HAD THE BEST VARIETY SPECIAL OF ALL TIME! OF ALL TIME! In case you haven't heard the tragic news: Beyoncé's visual album "Lemonade" was nominated for an Emmy. And she…

The Fierce AF Golden Globes After Party Looks You Didn't See On The Carpet

ByAlison Turka
If you watched the 2018 Golden Globes (or pay attention to the world in general), you probably noticed that almost every single celebrity on the red carpet was wearing black. But you might've missed that the noir movement continued well on after the…

Transgender Teens Speaking To Their Future Selves In 10 Years Is Everything (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
Historically, transgender-rights issues were rarely discussed in mainstream media. And when they were discussed, the conversation was often rooted in misinformation, politics and ignorance — leaving those who identify as transgender largely…

Here Are The Best-Dressed Stars At The 2016 Golden Globes (Photos)

ByKendall Wood
From Leonardo DiCaprio to Lady Gaga, Amy Schumer to Morgan Freeman, stars came out of hiding to attend the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday. Some celebrities brought their A-game in the fashion department, while…

7 Queer Celebrities Doing Great Things For The LGBTQ+ Community

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Celebrities can be known for many things, whether their iconic roles, wonderful films, or even the occasional scandal. Others use their fame more proactively, becoming household names known for their advocacy work and commitment to equality, along…

6 Inspirational Quotes From Influential Transgender Women

ByDanielle Jackson
November is Transgender Awareness Month. It is a campaign in which many individuals and organizations around the nation work to help raise the visibility and awareness of issues facing transgender and gender non-conforming communities. Organizations…

Viola Davis Dedicated Her Historic Emmy Win To Fellow Black Actresses

ByTaylor Ortega
Sunday marked the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and the first-ever Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series win for a woman of color. In perhaps the most beautiful speech in Emmy history, Viola Davis dedicated her award for her performance in…

8 People Who Led Social Acceptance Of The Trans Community In 2015

ByAdam Maidment
So far, 2015 has become the most influential and important year for the transgender community, showing a slow, but improved, slew of acceptance toward its members. Who are the important people, and what are the key events that have happened so far…

Awkwafina's Reaction To 'Crazy Rich Asians' SAG Nomination Was Perfection

ByRachel Murphy
The Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 12. It’s a time when actors and actresses from both motion pictures and television find out if they are nominated for the prestigious award. Awkwafina and Laverne Cox…

Barb From ‘Stranger Things’ Was Nominated For An Emmy, Finally Gets Justice

ByDylan Kickham
Finally, Barb gets something good! The beloved best friend from Stranger Things is getting some recognition from the Television Academy for her breakout role. Shannon Purser, who plays Barb on the hit Netflix series, just got nominated for the…

8 Statistics That Expose The Truth About Transgender Discrimination

ByRobert Parmer
Earlier this year, the LGBTQ+ community was able to celebrate the Supreme Court's landmark decision to rule in favor of marriage equality. The decision, which was the culmination of decades of litigation and the tiring work of activists, set off…

Twitter Erupted After Lady Gaga Was Nominated For A 2019 SAG Award

ByLizzy Rosenberg
With the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards coming up, I'm sure you had a few strong opinions on who you wanted to win. Between Bohemian Rhapsody and Mary Poppins Returns, I personally thought it was an excellent year for musical movies. And if you…

Camila Cabello Made Solo Debut On Grammy Red Carpet And Looked Like A Princess

ByJamie LeeLo
In the wave of things that have come to an end in 2016, Camila Cabello made her depart from the female girl group Fifth Harmony to venture out into the big bad world of music on her own. AND HELLO AMERICA, SHE HAS ARRIVED. Cabello walked the red…

20 Celebrities You Had No Idea Were Geminis, Just Like Beyoncé's Twins

ByKelli Boyle
Heads up, people, we're officially in the Gemini calendar (May 21 to June 21). Lots of people think Geminis are the absolute WORST (they kind of are), but now that it looks like Beyoncé's twins are going to be Geminis, they will single handedly…

Trans People Are Making Their Own Versions Of Caitlyn Jenner's VF Cover

ByGillian Fuller
Not long after the release of Caitlyn Jenner's famous Vanity Fair cover, the Internet erupted in important conversations about beauty, identity and what it means to be transgender. Laverne Cox even joined in on the conversation, writing a powerful…

Caitlyn Jenner Gives Passionate Speech After Accepting Her ESPY Award (Video)

ByEitan Levine
Caitlyn Jenner's acceptance speech at the ESPYs was perfect. After winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Caitlyn Jenner took to the stage to talk about the difficulties people who identify as transgender face and to make a vow to continue being an…

What Fashion Brands Look Like With Inspirational Women As Their Faces

ByGigi Engle
Non-models are certainly having their moment in the gloss(ies) right now. Luxury brands have been taking a noticeably different approach to generating buzz, switching from sullen-faced teenagers to incredibly influential women as the faces of their…

9 Inspiring Quotes To Make You Feel Like A Bombshell Before A Date

ByElana Rubin
You agreed to go on a first date and your stomach is kind of a big jumbled mess of nerves while you're getting ready. You listen to some Beyoncé or Ariana Grande to make you up your confidence game, but you need a little extra something. The pop…

People Are Pissed This ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Character Got Snubbed At The Emmys

ByKelli Boyle
The 2017 Emmy Nominations are here, and people are calling the Emmys out for not nominating Danielle Brooks for her performance as Taystee in Orange Is The New Black. Brooks' co-stars Uzo Aduba and Samira Wiley were nominated for Best Supporting…

How Carmen Carrera, The First Transgender Supermodel, Made It In Fashion

ByZara Barrie
As a wildly insecure, deeply closeted teen girl creature growing up in the late '90s, fashion magazines served as my great escape, for the wild and wonderful world of fashion represented the creative, diverse life I hoped to live one day. Fashion…

Transgender Models Are The Next Step In Embracing All Kinds Of Beauty

ByEmily Arata
In the fashion industry, it pays to be one step ahead of the latest trend. Fall fashion week takes place during the spring before, and the truly stylish players are done with a hot-ticket item by the time it hits retail stores. As the greatest minds…

10 Prominent Millennials Making A Difference In The Transgender Community

ByVirginia Isaad
In the wake of Bruce Jenner’s special, the spotlight is even greater on the transgender community. Time magazine claimed we are in the age of the transgender tipping point, and with trans icons like Laverne Cox and now Jenner, it's hard to argue…

Caitlyn Jenner Makes Moving Speech At Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards (Video)

ByTaylor Ortega
Caitlyn Jenner was honored by Glamour magazine on Monday night with a Woman of the Year Award, and despite mixed opinions online over whether or not she deserved it, you're all going to cry a little when you listen to her speech. The ceremony,…

High School Students Protest Transgender Teen Who Uses Women's Bathroom

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Individuals like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox dramatically altered the public's perception of transgender people over the past year or so. At the same time, it's apparent society still has a long way to go in terms of understanding and accepting…

'Black Panther' Fans Are Cheering After Watching This Year's SAG Award Nominations

ByDylan Kickham
Big-budget superhero movies may rule at the box office, but they rarely ever receive critical recognition at Hollywood's biggest awards shows... until now, that is. Black Panther is poised to change how Hollywood views superhero movies, and it is…

Here's How To Stream The 2019 SAG Awards

BySarah Halle Corey
Sparkly dresses, festive late-night parties, silver and gold everywhere... It's the most wonderful time of the year. That's right, it's the start of the best season: Awards Season! The first broadcast awards show presentation is still a few weeks…

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' SAG Award Nominations Prove Just How Marvelous The Show Is

ByLara Walsh
Fresh off the release of its second season, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is proving itself to be an awards season darling on the road to the Oscars. On Wednesday, Dec. 12, the breakout Amy Sherman-Palladino series tied with A Star Is Born and Netflix's…

Why I'm Wearing Purple On Spirit Day -- And Why You Should, Too

ByJonathan Lovitz
It's more than likely you'll be clicking over to Facebook within the next ten minutes of reading this article. When you're there you're probably going to see a big shift in the color scheme. Do not adjust your sets. Today, and every October 17, is…

Six Defining Moments That Prove Women Of Color Reigned In 2015

ByNiki McGloster
In the face of mainstream erasure, anti-women campaigns sponsored by Donald Trump and police brutality targeting blacks, you’d guess women of racial backgrounds other than white were having a worse year than Kylie Jenner's beau, Tyga. But in lieu of…