First Transgender Person Nominated For Emmy

Nominated in the “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” category for her role on the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black, Laverne Cox is the first transgender individual ever to be considered for an Emmy, a distinction that comes on the heels of her appearance on the cover of Time magazine, another milestone for a transgender person. What do you think?


“This seems like a pretty low-pressure opportunity to prove how open-minded I am by saying ‘Congratulations!’”

Doug Means • Data Crammer

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“Yet another rollercoaster of excitement that comes with ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’ nominations.”

Tad Kellogg • Zodiac Killer

“This sure makes the Golden Globes look like a bunch of transphobic bigots.”

Victoria Trimble • Unlicensed Pilot