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Laverne Cox Promotes Positive Body Image In John Legend’s Latest Video

Screen Shot 2014-07-12 at 2.46.02 PMEmmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox is one of several brave women appearing in the latest music video from crooner John Legend.

The video for “You & I” is slightly reminiscent of Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful“, an ode to self-acceptance and learning to embrace the “perfect imperfections” vilified by mainstream media.

It features a wide range of diverse women from all walks of life, looking into the mirror and reacting to the image they see. Among them, a pregnant woman, a young girl with Down’s Syndrome, and a sobbing woman examining the scars of a double mastectomy.

Check it out below: