#10 Larvene Cox – I Want to Work for Diddy
Actress Laverne Cox made her way into the public eye as a contestant on VH1’s top reality shows I Want to Work for Diddy. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role as transgender inmate, Sophia Bursett, in the critically acclaimed Netflix series Orange is the New Black. Her latest role is in the soon to be released remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which she has a starring role as Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Laverne is an LGBT activist and was the first openly transgender woman to appear on the cover of Time Magazine in 2014.