Actress and activist Laverne Cox delivered an emotional keynote address at the opening of Creating Change 2014 on Thursday. More than 4,000 LGBT activists and allies have gathered in Houston for the annual conference sponsored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
The Orange is the New Black star spoke passionately on social justice, equality and the challenges faced by many trans women. "When a trans woman is called a man that is an act of violence," said Cox. "But loving trans people is a revolutionary act."
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