The first trailer for a new transgender documentary by actress Laverne Cox has been released.
The documentary called Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word will air on MTV and LogoTV on October 17.
The show will focus on transgender youth and the issues they face.
‘We live in a world where people are often judged for being different,’ says Cox.
‘But this is a celebration of these differences, as well as how we’re the same. We’ll follow the courageous lives of young tans people.
‘From the moment of realization, to dating, family and the often dangerous obstacles they face on the path to self discovery.’
Cox is famous for appearing on the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black and playing a transgender prison inmate.
Since appearing on the show, she has enjoyed enormous success and become one of the most visible spokespeople for the transgender community.
She was the first transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy for Orange is the New Black, she was revealed as number one on the World Pride Power List and she even graced the cover of Time magazine.
This documentary is her next project. Check out the trailer below.