In an exclusive audio excerpt from Soloway’s memoir, “She’s Gotta Have It,” the Transparent creator opens up about their principles for toppling the patriarchy—on set and in their day-to-day life.
If you’ve seen Jill Soloway’s Amazon show Transparent, you know why fans and critics alike are anxiously awaiting the Season Two premiere on Dec. 11. And if you’re still not on the Soloway bandwagon, you may decide to jump aboard after reading about the showrunner’s commitment to trans activism, and her take on modern feminism. Soloway appeared on […]
If you missed the Emmys last night and were wondering if any of the many feminists nominated used their platform to say or do something epic, the answer is a resounding yes. The awards show was a night of many quotable, GIF-able feminist moments, and we did a countdown of the best ones below! 5. Amy Schumer and […]
The following is a reprint from the Spring 2015 issue of Ms. Click here to get your copy! Jill Soloway’s series Transparent is changing the face of contemporary television in more ways than one. Previously known for her writing on HBO’s Six Feet Under and for writing and directing the film Afternoon Delight, Soloway introduces an unmatched variety […]
On Monday May 18, the Feminist Majority Foundation (publisher of Ms.) will honor showrunners Jenji Kohan and Shonda Rhimes at its 10th annual Global Women’s Rights Awards. The award is the highest honor given by the organization. Rhimes and Kohan are being recognized for their innovative programming that breaks sex and racial stereotypes, and gives voice to […]
You don’t watch the new show, “Transparent,” as much as you mainline it. Like me, you may plan to just watch one episode of the season before bed on Amazon Prime, but then find yourself hours later staggering from the couch, realizing the workday ahead is a wash. Behind the addictiveness is creator Jill Soloway, […]