Why Transparent Continued After the Jeffrey Tambor Scandal

We had to find our way back to joy. Thats how five groundbreaking seasons and a Jeffrey Tambor that threatened to derail the series entirely. We could have just said goodbye and backed away, Soloway told journalists at a Television Critics Association press conference Saturday morning in Beverly Hills. After Tambor, who played Maura Pfefferman, the trans matriarch of the shows central family, faced a statement at the time. What has become clear over the past weeks, however, is that this is no longer the job I signed up for four years ago…Ive already made clear my deep regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being aggressive, but the idea that I would deliberately harass …

President Trumps Anti-LGBT Agenda Is Louder Than His Pride Message

After ignoring President Donald Trump had the gall Twitter announcement in July of 2017 that he was banning transgender people in the military to his Justice Departments federal court brief, filed at about that same time, defending discrimination against gay, lesbian and bisexual people in employment. But in the past several weeks the assault on LGBTQ rights has ramped up aggressively. The president trumpeted the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expansion of a so-called conscience rule ending protections in federally-funded homeless shelters for transgender people. The Trump administration challenges to birthright citizenship of gay and conceived and born, sometimes with the help of egg donors and surrogates, in other countrieseven though one or both parents are U.S. citizensas …