South Africa: See Laverne Cox's latest iconic magazine cover – as famous women's glossy has LGBTI makeover

She’s covered the likes of TIME and Variety. And Laverne Cox has landed another powerful magazine cover with the new issue of COSMOPOLITAN South Africa.

In a special LGBTI-focused ‘#SayYesToLove ‘ issue, the magazine has given its iconic masthead a rainbow theme.

Explaining more about the issue, COSMOPOLITAN South Africa Editor-in-Chief Holly Meadows said: ‘We wanted to disrupt hetero-normative ideas around February and Valentine’s Day and look at love in 2018 – including acceptance of self, others and non-binary relationships.’

‘Trans women deserve to be loved out in the open’

Laverne shares a hand-written letter inside the issue. In it, she writes: ‘Your voice matters, the truth of who you know yourselves to be matters. The truth will set you free!’

The Emmy-nominated star furthermore adds: ‘Trans women deserve to be loved out in the open and in the light.’ Read more via Gay Star News

All the questions you have ever wondered about Laverne Cox we had her answer on set during our #COSMOFebruary shoot 😌💞 From celeb crush to her most treasured possession, listen as she dishes all! 🌸✨⚡️ #COSMOxLaverne #TransIsBeautiful #COSMOFebruary Let's get social! 📲 Facebook: COSMOPOLITAN SA Twitter: @cosmopolitansa Instagram: @cosmopolitansa