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Laverne Cox Is Officially the First Transgender Woman to Cover Cosmopolitan

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Laverne Cox has made history as the first trans woman ever to cover the glossy pages of Cosmopolitansee below:

The actress, producer, and activist stars in Cosmo South Africa's February issue, which comes accompanied by an online video interview. 

"Trans women deserve to be loved out in the open and in the light," she said in the Cosmo Twitter post on Monday. "Let go of fear and live a fun, fearless life. If I can do it, you can do it.” 

Cox also revealed her celebrity crush (Drake), who she'd want to be stuck in an elevator with (Oprah Winfrey), and her most treasured possession (her Emmy). Take a look at the full interview below:

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