Laverne Cox shows Off Her Body Beautiful

After turning down the opportunity, Laverne Cox decided that she would pose nude for Allure magazine in order to show the world that transgender women and women of color are beautiful:

“…I’m a black transgender woman. I felt this could be really powerful for the communities that I represent.”

“Black women are not often told that we’re beautiful unless we align with certain standards,” she added. “Trans women certainly are not told we’re beautiful.”

Nude photo of Laverne Cox

photo credit Allure magazine via queerty.com

 

Success on both accounts, Laverne. Because you certainly are beautiful, like so many other transgender women and women of color who we encounter every day. They all have allure in their own way.

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See more about the photo shoot at Allure’s website with VIDEO

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One Response to Laverne Cox shows Off Her Body Beautiful

  1. Reblogged this on JerBear's Queer World News, Views & More From The City Different – Santa Fe, NM and commented:
    The ultimate in promoting body acceptance…

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