Someone told her that her birthday might be a holiday one day. They're probably right.

It may seem like she's just on a TV show, but "Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox is making history and changing perceptions just by nature of her existence on the show. Her humility makes me like her even more than I already did.

[Unfortunately, FX cancelled "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell," and the videos, including this clip, are no longer accessible online. Fortunately, Upworthy has more on Laverne Cox being a trailblazer! Check out these:


Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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