Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox: I'm an Actress Before I'm an Activist

May 21, 2015 5:30 PM

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Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox: I'm an Actress Before I'm an Activist

As the winner of a Daytime Emmy Award for her MTV docuseries, the Laverne Cox's work as an entertainer often collides with her work as an activist and outspoken advocate for LGBT rights.

"The work of being an artist is about … it's not about being politically correct," said Cox on a panel for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' screening of Orange is the New Black in West Hollywood on Wednesday. "It's not always about making people happy. It's not about always being careful w...

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