Laverne Cox: Men Dating Transgender Women Are Probably ‘Stigmatized More Than Trans Women’
The American actress Laverne Cox, who has been a supporter for transgender women, wants the world to know that “gender policing” hurts all, and that men who date transgender women are more stigmatized or disgraceful than trans women.
According to Jezebel, the “Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox is the “first openly transgender person to have been nominated” for a Primetime Emmy Award.
The Huffington Post reveals that Cox supports transgender women, and she wants the world to know that “gender policing” hurts everybody. She also added that men who date trans women are affected in an extremely harsh manner.
“Most men who are attracted to and date transgender women are probably stigmatized more than trans women are,” expressed the reality television star in an interview on SiriusXM Satellite Radio Progress.
She also added that that a man who dates a celebrity transgender woman must come forward to publicly declare that he loves the trans woman. She even said that the man should say that transgender women deserve to be loved.
“I think those men need some sort of inspiration and hope, so they can live more authentically,” said Laverne Cox during the interview.
The reality television star plays the role of transgender prison inmate Sophia Burset in the third season of “Orange is the New Black.” Cox deals with interview requests as well as appears on magazine covers of “Entertainment Weekly, dressed as Lady Liberty herself,” reports the source.
In her interviews, the Laverne Cox talks about her role in the “Orange is the New Black” series. She also talks about how she is managing her fame and reputation, as well as about how she is using her platform to support transgender men and women.
Laverne Cox is working hard to pave the way for transgender recognition and acceptance. Congrats Laverne!
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