Laverne Cox Speech on Trans Struggles in America Brings the House Down

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 'Creating Change' conference is going on this week in Houston, Texas. Orange is the New Black actress gave a speech at the opening plenary which, brought the house down.


"This feels so amazing, all this love that you're giving me tonight. I have to say that a black, transgender woman from a working class background raised by a single mother — that's me — getting all this love tonight. This feels like the change I need to see more of in this country."





Yes she mentions the Katy Couric incident, but does not drag her, instead defines it as a teachable moment.


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