Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Laverne Cox on the November 2018 Cover of Self Magazine


Following her attendance at the Elle WIH awards, Laverne Cox was revealed as the November 2018 cover star of Self magazine. On the cover which was shot by Carissa Gallo, Laverne is rocking a NIKE bra top and BURBERRY biker shorts. In the issue, she talks openly about self-love, her passion for the arts and more. For more Laverne's feature, visit Self.com and pick up a copy on newsstand.


Area dress and a Levi's jacket.


On lovig herself:
Loving myself is a practice. It is something that I must cultivate and it is something that I must consciously do or it will go away.

On self care:
Working out, eating well, getting enough sleep, saying no so I can balance work with pleasure and work with activism—and activism is part of my work, but having a more balanced life. I still struggle with that.

On her passion for the arts:
When my teacher said you should take that child out of those dance classes, my mother said no. It seems really basic but that's an incredible privilege because there are a lot of kids who were assigned male at birth who wanted to study dance and whose parents say no. Performing was this wonderful release for me as a kid. Having music in my head and movement in my body was the thing that sort of transported me from Mobile, Alabama, where I was being bullied [...] where no one really understood me, to a space of possibility and dreams and my imagination.


Credit: Self Magazine


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