Ashley Graham Introduces Transgender Man Who’s ‘Never Met’ Another Trans Person to Laverne Cox

PEOPLE has the exclusive first look of the premiere episode of Graham’s digital series Fearless with Ashley Graham, during which the model and body activist, 31, enlists the help and support of her friend, Laverne Cox. Together, Graham and Cox surprise Rickey, a 25-year-old transgender man, with a special meeting. “I think you’re so incredibly brave and you faced so many obstacles but I have a friend who has gone through something like you’re going through that can relate to you in a much deeper way,” Graham says to Rickey, who transitioned over a year ago. RELATED: Laverne Cox Says She Planned to Kill Herself 17 Years Ago: ‘I’m So Grateful That I Survived’ As Graham leads Rickey to another room, the Orange Is the New Black star surprises the Kansas City, Missouri, native, who immediately breaks down in tears. It was announced in October that Graham would host her own six-episode digital series with a focus on helping empower everyday people to be unapologetically fearless.

Source: People

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Ashley Graham Introduces Transgender Man Who’s ‘Never Met’ Another Trans Person to Laverne Cox Photo: Sharon McCutcheon Pexels