Laverne Cox Speaks Out After Transphobic Attack in Los Angeles: ‘It Never Fails to be Shocking’

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Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox spoke out after a transphobic attack in Los Angeles this weekend — expressing her “shock” before offering advice to her LGBTQ+ fans.

In an IGTV video posted this weekend, the actress revealed that she and a friend survived a transphobic attack in Griffith Park in Los Angeles:

She claimed that they were walking when a man asked for the time in an aggressive manner. “Then the guy who asked for the time says to my friend: ‘Guy or girl?’” Cox added. “My friend says, ‘Fuck off.’”

Cox said that she was walking ahead of her friend but noticed when the man attacked her friend and a fight began.

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