Laverne Cox To Receive Award For Promoting Equality

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Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox to receive GLAAD Media Award.

She will receive the Stephen F Kolzak award for making a significant difference in promoting equality.

GLAAD has announced via twitter the receipient of one of its media awards.

Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox will receive the Stephen F Kolzak award at the GLAAD Media Awards. The award goes to an individual who has made a significant difference in promoting equality.

Cox is the first woman of colour to star in a television show. OITNB begins its second season on Netflix on June 6th.

Presenting the award will be Ellen Page, who will be making her first public appearance after her coming out speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s conference.

Watch the season 2 trailer for Orange is the New Black.

Source: OUT

 Jay rukkle
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