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!