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Laverne Cox is Mattel's first-ever transgender Barbie

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Laverne Cox is the first openly transgender person to have a Barbie doll created in her likeness. Mattel announced the doll Wednesday as part of its new Tribute Collection Barbie Doll series. Late comedy legend Lucille Ball and Queen Elizabeth were previously featured in the collection.
1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States

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