If you're a lover of series then you must have heard of ‘Orange is the new black’. The Netflix original series explores the lives of inmates of a women minimum security prison and has a lot of stars as it's cast.
One of the most popular cast is Laverne Cox, a transgender woman who plays Sophia Burset (a trans woman sent to the prison for credit card fraud in order to fund a surgery). It's hard enough to be a black woman in the country but to be a black transgender woman is another story on its own. Laverne Cox is definitely a hero because she has faced a lot of hurdles to be the star she is today.
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