Every year, Allure asks female celebrities to take it all off. The photos, always beautiful, also consistently feature fit women who spend a lot of money on their personal appearances. Of course, all of them are willing to be photographed. Their skin is taught, their breasts are perky, and bodies maintained by professional trainers and nutritionists.
Laverne Cox poses nude to inspire transgender women
Laverne Cox Poses Nude to Empower Black Trans Women | Celebrity | A&E | SFGN Articles
Laverne Cox is a standout in Allure 's annual nude-photography feature, which she agreed to do to help show other black transgender women that they, too, meet all the standards for beauty. She's the first transgender woman to pose for the magazine since the nudes feature was launched in Initially Cox refused to do it — twice. But she changed her mind because she thought she could inspire "the communities that I represent. Seeing a black transgender woman embracing and loving everything about her body might be inspiring for some folks.
'Orange Is the New Black' Star Laverne Cox Poses Nude for 'Allure'
Erica Rutherford, Crouched Figure , Acrylic on canvas. Gift of Gail Rutherford, Frames within frames.