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WATCH: Laverne Cox Talks Transgender Issues On 'The View' Published: July 23, 2014

2014 has been quite the year for Laverne Cox -- and it seems to just keep getting better.

The transgender activist and "Orange Is The New Black" star stopped by The View this week to talk about the hit Netflix series, as well her position as the most prominent voice for the mainstream transgender community, according to The Huffington Post.

At one point during the discussion, Whoopi Goldberg brought up how, as the first transgender activist to gain this level of notoriety, Cox had to take the "slings and arrows" of the critics.

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