Transgender actress Laverne Cox is star of "Orange Is the New Black," where she plays Sophia Burset. Her character's transition changes almost everything in her life, from her job status to her family. Below, however, Laverne talks about her own life before and after her own transition.
Ms. Cox touches on the concept of "blending" (which is also called "passing"), speaks to being black and trans (1:24), and gives some advice to parents who may be raising a trans child (1:55).
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