This is absolutely brilliant. Orange is the New Black actress Laverne Cox has made history by becoming the first "openly transgender actress nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award." Cox was nominated for "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series."
The critically-acclaimed Netflix series earned 12 nominations for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. HBO's epic fantasy series Game of Thrones led the pack with 19 nominations. Coming in second place was another Netflix series, House of Cards, with 16 nominations.
This makes the second historic achievement for the actress in as many months. Cox made history in May to become the first trans woman to make the iconic cover of TIME magazine. Many congratulations to Laverne for her many amazing achievements. She has become an amazing inspiration and source of pride for so many people. Brava.
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