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Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox at Mohawk College March 23 (tickets now on sale)

Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox will talk about her life and journey as a transgender actress at Mohawk College's Fennell Campus in Hamilton on Monday, March 23.

Social Inc. in partnership with the Mohawk Students’ Association, The Well (LGBTQ Community Wellness Centre of Hamilton) and the Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton and Area present an evening with Laverne Cox at the McIntyre Performing Arts Centre.

Cox will discuss her road to womanhood starting from a Christian home in Mobile, Ala., to reaching her current life as an actress and activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and others’ rights. Last month, Glamour magazine named Cox as a 2014 Woman of the Year, a title annually given to a select group of influential women.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. (general seating) with Cox taking the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $35, with special $10 tickets available to Mohawk College students at the Mohawk Students' Association office (please show One Card for identification). A limited number of VIP tickets are also available, with special reserved seating and a meet and greet with Cox before the event. Tickets are available online.

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Orange is the New Black” star Laverne Cox will talk about her life and journey as a transgender actress at Mohawk College, Fennell Campus on March 23.

Cox will discuss her road to womanhood starting from a Christian home in Mobile, Ala., to reaching her current life as an actress and activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and others’ rights, according to a news release.

Her speech, “Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood,” begins at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in the McIntyre Performing Arts Centre at the Fennell Campus of Mohawk College located in Hamilton, Ontario. Tickets are required at this event. Please have the ticket on your smart phone, or printed out to present at the door.

VIP Tickets:


100 VIP tickets are also available at a cost of $75.00 per person.

This cost includes an opportunity to meet Laverne Cox before her performance, preferred seating at the performance as well as a variety of food stations and cash bar.

Please be at The Arnie located in the Student Centre (G wing) at 5:00 pm with your VIP ticket.

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Trans Support:

In order to support local trans identified people who are not able to attend this event, due to financial constraints, please consider purchasing an extra ticket and donating it to Social Inc. After you purchase the extra ticket, please email Marco Felvus atmarco.felvus@mohawkcollege.ca letting him know the name you purchased it under as well as the amount of extra tickets you purchased.