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GLAAD president says Laverne Cox's Emmy nod is a 'major win for us'
GLAAD president says Laverne Cox's Emmy nod is a 'major win for us'

The nomination of "Orange Is the New Black" cast member Laverne Cox on Thursday provided a benchmark to be celebrated during a panel about LGBT representation on television. In her keynote, GLAAD Chief Executive and President Sarah Kate Ellis touted the transgender Cox and her outspokenness as indicative of the importance of having ambassadors to help propel change on-screen, which can then breed change off-screen. The panel, hosted by Fox Audience Strategy and GLAAD, took place on the Fox lot in Century City and featured actors and producers from forthcoming Fox dramas "Empire," "Red Band Society" and "Glee" as well as former NFL player Wade Davis. Davis, who came out publicly in 2012...

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