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Orange Is The New Black S5 teaser picks up where we left off

Orange Is The New Black S5 teaser picks up where we left off

Netflix smash hit Orange Is The New Black has dropped a new trailer, picking straight up from where the fourth season left us. Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne and more return to the streaming service for the fifth season later this year. Daya (Dascha Polanco) can be seen aiming a gun at […]

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Laverne Cox’s new show Doubt pulled after just two episodes

Laverne Cox’s new show Doubt pulled after just two episodes

US broadcaster CBS has pulled it’s new legal series Doubt starring Laverne Cox from the air after just two screenings of the season. The program, which also stars Katherine Heigl and The West Wing’s Dule Hill, was celebrated as the first network series to star a transgender actor in a transgender role as a regular character on the […]

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The Rocky Horror remake is coming…oh the anti-ci-pat-ion

The Rocky Horror remake is coming…oh the anti-ci-pat-ion

The first serious glimpse of the Rocky Horror remake has arrived. A new trailer shows a few moments from the upcoming TV remake that will screen in the USA at Halloween. Laverne Cox from ‘Orange is the New Black’ stars as Frank n Furter, while Tim Curry, the actor who originally played the role, also […]

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49 celebrities pay tribute to the 49 victims of Orlando

49 celebrities pay tribute to the 49 victims of Orlando

Director Ryan Murphy has put together an 18-minute long tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. In the moving video 49 celebrities share stories about the 49 people who were killed in the tragic shooting. The video features Kathy Bates, Jane Fonda, Tyler Oakley, Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox, John […]

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Laverne Cox on the importance of transgender visibility

Laverne Cox on the importance of transgender visibility

March 31st marks Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrating transgender identities and recognising the issues of the trans community. ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star Laverne Cox, arguably the most visible out transperson, took to social media to affirm the importance of the day and what visibility means in the contemporary world. “I have been saying […]

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Adam Lambert reveals he turned down playing Frank N Furter

Adam Lambert reveals he turned down playing Frank N Furter

Rock star Adam Lambert has revealed he turned down playing Frank N Furter in the new TV remake of ‘The Rocky Horror Show.’ Speaking to Idolator Lambert said he felt in 2016 it was wrong to have a cis-gendered person playing the show’s leading role. “I kind of felt like in 2016, to be cis […]

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Laverne Cox to star in Rocky Horror Picture Show

Laverne Cox to star in Rocky Horror Picture Show

‘Orange Is The New Black’ star Laverne Cox is set to star is Dr Frank-N-Furter in a new TV project set to revive the classic musical, ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’. The project will be a 2-hour special produced by US TV network Fox, due to be aired in 2016. Cox, the first trans actress to […]

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Ruby Rose to Join ‘Orange is the New Black’

Ruby Rose to Join ‘Orange is the New Black’

It appears the queer lady powers that be have shined upon us mere mortals with a casting decision few had dared to imagine. It has been confirmed that Ruby Rose will be joining the cast of ‘Orange is the New Black’. The bisexual DJ, model and television presenter appeared in a spread in Elle magazine […]

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Eddie Redmayne and Elle Fanning to Take On Trans* Roles

Eddie Redmayne and Elle Fanning to Take On Trans* Roles

Two well-known actors have recently been announced as playing transgender characters in separate films. Eddie Redmayne, known for playing Marius in the 2012 screen adaptation of ‘Les Miserables’, will be playing a transgender women in the screen adaptation of the novel ‘The Danish Girl’. ‘The Danish Girl’ is a semi-fictionalized account of the life of […]

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Laverne Cox is First Transgender Emmy Nominee

Laverne Cox is First Transgender Emmy Nominee

Laverne Cox has been nominated for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” for her role as Sophia Burset in hit Netflix series ‘Orange is the New Black’. The nomination makes her the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy. Cox has gained acclaim for her activism as well as her acting, […]

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