Photo gallery Laverne Cox visits

May 10, 2016

Cox, an actress and advocate for moving beyond traditional gender expectations, spoke on campus Monday as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series.

Photo: Laverne Cox

Cox speaks to a 1,165-person capacity crowd at the Memorial Union's Shannon Hall. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Laverne Cox with students

Cox talks with nearly 50 students and invited guests during a private reception at the Memorial Union. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Student presenting Laverne Cox with poster

Undergraduate Haley Drozdowicz asks Cox to sign an art nouveau poster based on Cox that Drozdowicz made for a drawing class assignment. Drozdowicz explained, "Instead of choosing a stock photo for a model, I chose Laverne Cox and decided to make it a piece about transformation, and being beautiful in your own body." Photo by: Jeff Miller

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