Laverne Cox Rejects Katie Couric’s Petty Line of Questioning With Poise

Getting deemed one of Out Magazine’s 100 most influential LGBT people shouldn’t mean that you have to endure Katie Couric’s prying questions about your genitalia. However, in an interview with Orange Is the New Black’s Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera, Couric didn’t hold back on anatomical queries. As Salon explains, Cox’s response was an eloquent denunciation of this line of questioning, emphasizing its tendency to overshadow the pressing issue of violence and discrimination against the trans population. Watch the clip below.