Laverne Cox Delivers Powerful Supreme Court LGBTQ Message at the Emmys

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Cox flagged the Oct. 8 LGBTQ discrimination cases at SCOTUS. Plus, drama from Billy Porter, Greta Lee, Rachel Brosnahan, and Indya Moore.

<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Both look wonderful, but they used their red carpet appearance to flag the Oct. 8 LGBTQ discrimination cases that will be heard at SCOTUS and which The Daily Beast has covered in detail <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-supreme-court-discrimination-cases-that-could-change-lgbtq-rights" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:here" class="link ">here</a> and <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/gerald-bostock-was-fired-he-wants-his-supreme-court-case-to-help-change-lgbtq-rights-in-america" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:here" class="link ">here</a>.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Valerie Macon/Getty</div>

Both look wonderful, but they used their red carpet appearance to flag the Oct. 8 LGBTQ discrimination cases that will be heard at SCOTUS and which The Daily Beast has covered in detail here and here.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p> Sandra Oh: “Barely breathing” in Zac Posen, “but it’s worth it.”</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Kevin Mazur/Getty</div>

Sandra Oh: “Barely breathing” in Zac Posen, “but it’s worth it.”

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Dress as champagne.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

Dress as champagne.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Green, as meant to be seen.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty</div>

Green, as meant to be seen.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Power black.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

Power black.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Red, and we’re dead.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

Red, and we’re dead.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Fairy tale that got real.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

Fairy tale that got real.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>The power metallic will make gold queens of us all.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

The power metallic will make gold queens of us all.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Are you wondering when your grandma’s old bedspread went? It is now couture! Respect the bedspread!</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Are you wondering when your grandma’s old bedspread went? It is now couture! Respect the bedspread!

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Crisp aquamarine glamour.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Jeff Kravitz/Getty</div>

Crisp aquamarine glamour.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Beautiful, orange drama.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Beautiful, orange drama.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p><em>Succession</em> star steals the red carpet in this sexy-nerdy-weird suit for which we have much love.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Succession star steals the red carpet in this sexy-nerdy-weird suit for which we have much love.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>I want more gold in my life, but Natasha Lyonne came along, stole it, and put it to excellent use.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">John Shearer/Getty</div>

I want more gold in my life, but Natasha Lyonne came along, stole it, and put it to excellent use.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>More pink and red fashion daring. This works better than Mandy Moore, but still: Everyone just stop flirting with this needless mischief.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">John Shearer/Getty</div>

More pink and red fashion daring. This works better than Mandy Moore, but still: Everyone just stop flirting with this needless mischief.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>We have a new favorite pirate, and she wears black glittery slacks and a white shirt.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

We have a new favorite pirate, and she wears black glittery slacks and a white shirt.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>I would love to say that pink and red works as well as Mandy Moore and other red carpet dwellers think it does. It does not, even when Brandon Maxwell makes it.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Jeff Kravitz/Getty</div>

I would love to say that pink and red works as well as Mandy Moore and other red carpet dwellers think it does. It does not, even when Brandon Maxwell makes it.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Glitter, shimmer, shine.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">John Shearer/Getty</div>

Glitter, shimmer, shine.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Villanelle wears Tom Ford white.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">John Shearer/Getty</div>

Villanelle wears Tom Ford white.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Custom Christian Siriano and glittering turban.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Custom Christian Siriano and glittering turban.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>“If you’re an introvert, it’s not the most natural environment to be in.” After Chase Strangio and Laverne Cox’s words, the second best pearls of wisdom.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

“If you’re an introvert, it’s not the most natural environment to be in.” After Chase Strangio and Laverne Cox’s words, the second best pearls of wisdom.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>The simple drama of a good print.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

The simple drama of a good print.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Gave a wonderful speech in Jason Wu, aimed at lifting up all the “beautiful misfits,” LGBTQ and not.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Gave a wonderful speech in Jason Wu, aimed at lifting up all the “beautiful misfits,” LGBTQ and not.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p> Proving classic is sometimes just... (melts).</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Jeff Kravitz/Getty</div>

Proving classic is sometimes just... (melts).

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>The amazing and eloquent <em>Pose</em> star has been the best-dressed person at London Fashion Week, and now rules the Emmys red carpet in black and silver Michael Kors Couture suit and Stephen Jones hat with the dramatic brim, and Ric Owens platforms.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Santiago Felipe/Getty</div>

The amazing and eloquent Pose star has been the best-dressed person at London Fashion Week, and now rules the Emmys red carpet in black and silver Michael Kors Couture suit and Stephen Jones hat with the dramatic brim, and Ric Owens platforms.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Old-school glamour from the master of all things Fleabag.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Rich Polk/Getty</div>

Old-school glamour from the master of all things Fleabag.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>This is an excellent, daring dress. Rewrites red carpet color, length, and convention rules.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Steve Granitz/Getty</div>

This is an excellent, daring dress. Rewrites red carpet color, length, and convention rules.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Beauty plus drama equals red carpet perfection.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Jeff Kravitz/Getty</div>

Beauty plus drama equals red carpet perfection.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>A beautiful design that takes red carpet dressing as seriously as sensible person sanity dictates it should be taken.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">John Shearer/Getty</div>

A beautiful design that takes red carpet dressing as seriously as sensible person sanity dictates it should be taken.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Twinkle, twinkle... and freedom from Spandex.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

Twinkle, twinkle... and freedom from Spandex.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>This blue glittery dress reminds you that we don’t see enough blue glittery dresses! More blue glittery dresses!</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Frazer Harrison/Getty</div>

This blue glittery dress reminds you that we don’t see enough blue glittery dresses! More blue glittery dresses!

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Some kind of fiction meets reality game of medieval dress-up. We’re in.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Valerie Macon/Getty</div>

Some kind of fiction meets reality game of medieval dress-up. We’re in.

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