Laverne Cox Speech on Trans Struggles in America Brings the House Down: VIDEO


The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 'Creating Change' conference is going on this week in Houston, Texas. Orange is the New Black actress gave a speech at the opening plenary which, as Good As You notes, brought the house down.

"This feels so amazing, all this love that you're giving me tonight. I have to say that a black, transgender woman from a working class background raised by a single mother — that's me — getting all this love tonight. This feels like the change I need to see more of in this country."