Friday, July 11, 2014

Lavern Cox Makes Emmy History

Actress Lavern Cox makes history as the first transgender woman nominated for an Emmy Award…

Transgender actress Lavern Cox was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sophia Burset, who is also transgender, on Orange is the New Black.

Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Kerry Washington, Andre Braugher, Don Cheadle, Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor also snagged Emmy nominations.

Go here to see the entire list of categories and nominees.