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He Said/She Said: ‘No Plans To Quit’ Claims ‘Transparent’ Star Tambor

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In an apparent shift from previous statements, Jeffrey Tambor has now said he is planning to return to Transparent.   A representative for Tambor recently told the New York Times that, despite being investigated for sexual misbehavior against two women on the set of the Emmy-winning series, he has “no plans to quit.” Tambor had…

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Hollywood Announces First-Ever International Call for Transgender Actors

Entertainment, Politics  

Hollywood’s history of casting cis actors in trans roles extends back to the very first days of the industry. As trans individuals have become more visible and less vilified, the trend has grown increasingly problematic. Prestige movies and frothy teen soaps are equally culpable of denying opportunities for trans actors, and for every Laverne Cox…

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‘Transparent’ Season Four Is On A Quest For God

Entertainment  

By Evan Lambert Season three of the Emmy-winning Amazon series Transparent ended with the show’s main characters all grappling with trauma of some kind. Josh (Jay Duplass) scattered the ashes of his former lover and Shelly (Judith Light) brought her family to tears with her music, just as Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) learned that she couldn’t…

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Trans Trailblazer Marsha P. Johnson Film To Premiere On Netflix In October

Entertainment, Featured  

America’s horrifying, ongoing violence towards the trans community may be making headlines in 2017, but trans people have been all but forgotten by the media and their neighbors until quite recently. Enter the new Netflix documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, which explores the death of a pioneering trans woman (Johnson) in…

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The Pfeffermans Are Back. ‘Transparent: The Lost Sessions’ Debuts Today

Comedy  

Fans of Transparent, this is your lucky day, because it marks Amy Landecker’s directorial debut of Transparent: The Lost Sessions, a new 10-episode digital series. The first three short vignettes of comedy perfection are available today on Funny or Die. As a spin-off of Amazon’s award-winning series Transparent, each episode features Carrie Aizley as the…

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Transphobe Appointed To Lead Gender Equality Post

Politics  

One cannot be surprised anymore by the Trump administration’s incredibly tone-deaf staffing choices. The new senior adviser for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in the US Agency for International Development, Bethany Kozma is infamous for leading a campaign against the Obama administration’s school guidance which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom’s facilities that correspond…

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