Orange is the new black, and Laverne Cox is the new face of a movement.
The actress — best known as Sophia on Netflix’s hit prison dramedy — is on the cover of the latest issue of Time, accompanied by the cover line “The Transgender Tipping Point.”
While the full cover story — which “examines the radical rise in awareness of transgender Americans and how this movement is reshaping our definitions of gender” — isn’t yet online, Time has an extended Q&A up on their website, in which writer Katy Steinmetz talks with Cox. (The cover and interview come a month after Time made waves by not including Cox in its annual list of the world’s most influential people, despite overwhelming online support for her.) READ FULL STORY