Laverne Cox receives a standing ovation from fans for her recent pics

May 28, 2015 at 4:18 p.m. ET
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Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox posted a bare-faced selfie on Instagram, and the reactions she received are way different than they would have been a decade ago — in the best way possible.

Cox snapped her pic during a well-deserved day off, and she looked just like any other normal woman relaxing at home in her natural state.

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But the best part was the reactions she received. They were overwhelmingly positive, which shows how far we've come as a society in both trans acceptance and loving all types of beauty. Here's just a sampling from Twitter:

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You can see more awesome comments on her Instagram and Facebook pages.

It is so great to see people embracing and supporting Cox and other trans people, because the more trans kids who see those types of comments, then hopefully the better they will feel about themselves.

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