in

Laverne Cox to Be Honored at Girl Up #GirlHero Awards

Laverne Cox to Be Honored at Girl Up GirlHero Awards
Spread the love


Laverne Cox is getting the recognition she deserves. 

The trans rights activist and Emmy-nominated actress will be recognized for being a champion of inclusive storytelling during the annual Girl Up’s #GirlHero Awards, the organization announced on Oct. 14. Cox, alongside other industry leaders and the Girl Up’s Community of youth activists, are set to virtually attend the awards ceremony, co-hosted by Babysitter’s Club actress Malia Baker, on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. ET.

Per a press statement, the #GirlHero Awards are “an extension of International Day of the Girl” meant to “highlight the collective impact of women and girls as a force for positive change.”

The official release continued, “The 2021 #GirlHero Awards honorees will pair up to share their stories and the actionable ways we all can start, build and sustain our own movements for change during a series of inspiring one-on-one conversations.”

Cox, the new host of E!’s live red carpet coverage, has used her platform as a four-time Emmy nominee and style icon to advocate for equality.



Source link


Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

What do you think?

Heidi Klums Daughter Leni Makes Rare Appearance With Dad Seal

Heidi Klum’s Daughter Leni Makes Rare Appearance With Dad Seal

Large Earthquake Near Acapulco Shakes Buildings in Mexicos Capital

LinkedIn to End Service in China, Citing ‘Challenging’ Environment