Laverne Cox Tells Beautycon Audience That The Trans Community Is In “Survival Mode”

Laverne Cox has been one of our beauty icons and activist heroes for a long time. The actress and vocal civil rights champion attended this year’s Beautycon festival in Los Angeles, where she shared a powerful message about the attack on trans rights under President Donald Trump’s administration. “We’re in survival mode now, because so many basic rights we’ve fought for for a really long time are being threatened,” Cox said, according to Pret-a-Reporter. “Trans people are being murdered disproportionately to other populations. I could go on and on.” It’s true that trans people are targeted in horrific acts of violence at an alarming rate. In 2017 alone, at least… Read More

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