Laverne Cox is sharing more details on how things are going in her flourishing new relationship. Because the couple had been together for almost two years before ending their relationship, Cox recalled the whole situation as quite painful for her when it was over. In a juicy little tidbit, Cox also mentioned that her boyfriend is quite a few years younger than her, too. I always date younger men.
Having starred in a ton of hits and graced on the covers of top magazines, Cox has stood as an inspiration to millions who are afraid to come out with their personality. She was born as a man but never really felt like one. In due time, she underwent gender transformation surgery and obtained a body she always thought she deserved. And as of now, Laverne Cox is on her way to take the world by its throat.
Kolzak Award for her work as an advocate for the transgender community. She is a graduate of the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, Alabama , where she studied creative writing before switching to dance. Cox appeared as a contestant on the first season of I Want to Work for Diddy ; afterwards she was approached by VH1 about show ideas. In , Cox began her recurring role in the Netflix series Orange is the New Black as Sophia Burset, a trans woman sent to prison for credit-card fraud. In that year, she stated, "Sophia is written as a multi-dimensional character who the audience can really empathize with—all of the sudden they're empathizing with a real Trans person.
By Julie Gordon. So, the men that are attracted to women, people think they are gay. Cox and boyfriend Kyle Draper broke up in the summer of after two years of dating.