Jeffrey Tambor and  Alexandra Billings as Davina. (Amazon)
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Writers’ Rooms: What’s It Like to Be a Male Writer on ‘Transparent’?

Transparent is such a quality show, that so deftly deals with trans issues as well as the spectrum of human sexuality, that it would not have surprised me at all to find out the writers’ room was an all-female (or female-identified) space. (Although, the lack of diversity in writers’ rooms in Hollywood today, it would have been highly unlikely.) The creator, Jill Soloway, whose father came out as transgender several years ago, has spoken before about the need to have trans consultants on-board during the entire production:

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