Jared Siskin via Getty Images
Jared Siskin via Getty Images

Laverne Cox stands with Planned Parenthood.  Laverne Cox stands with Planned Parenthood.  

The actress and activist was honored at the Planned Parenthood of New York City’s annual Spring Gala on Tuesday night, alongside outgoing president Cecile Richards. Cox praised Planned Parenthood for providing a much-needed service to trans people all over the country: affordable and accessible healthcare. 

“So often when we talk about women’s health care, we leave out transgender women,” she told the crowd during her acceptance speech. 

Planned Parenthood is thankfully different, Cox added.

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