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Laverne Cox Slays on the Cover of Entertainment Weekly's LGBT issue

The "Orange is the New Black" star chats about everything from Caitlyn Jenner to her own path as an LGBT icon.

Laverne Cox is on fire. 

The Orange is the New Black star and two-time ESSENCE covergirl graces this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly for its LGBT issue, dressed as a fierce Lady Liberty. Work it! 

The actress discussed everything from the long road that she has had to travel to Caitlyn Jenner’s recent transition. Discussing her sudden status as a trans icon, she admitted her occasional frustration at being expected to be the voice of her community.

“I have those cranky moments where I really don’t want to answer stuff, or I’m annoyed by what people say,” she said in the magazine, “but I am cognizant of the fact that if I’m bitchy, that’s gonna be the story.”

Pick up the new issue Entertainment Weekly for more from Laverne, on newsstands today!