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Jill Soloway

Whose Balls [Do] I Have to Fondle To Get My Own Movie?

Mikki del Monico | Posted 03.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

Changing the film and television industry is going to require people with Hollywood horsepower taking more risks on talented folks who don't remind them of themselves.

This Week In Normalization: Oscar Nominees Are Very White But Everyone's An African

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment

In March, Shonda Rhimes said that she hates the word "diversity" because it suggests something "rare." The woman celebrated for "diversifying" ABC's T...

Jill Soloway Nailed Why Women Must Be In Control Of Their Own Stories

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women

"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway just summed up how putting women in control of their narratives can have a huge impact. In an interview with The Cu...

"Round Hole Square Peg" - Transgender Art as Part of a Trevor Project Auction Benefit Art Party!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Transgender awareness and its inclusion in mainstream media have been simmering on a steady boil since Jill Soloway's Transparent debuted on Amazon TV...

Why This Woman Made A Feminist Comedy About Bulimia

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.27.2016 | Women

You wouldn't necessarily expect "bulimia" and "funny" to be in the same sentence, let alone form the building blocks of a show. But that's exactly wha...

'Transparent' Creator Comes Out, Reveals How New Partner Inspires Show Storylines

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Transparent" show creator Jill Soloway came out during an interview with the New Yorker in the Dec. 14 issue. Soloway is currently dating poet Eile...

There Are Many Reasons to Get Amazon Prime this Holiday Season and 'Transparent' Is One of Them

Mikki del Monico | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

What we see in the media matters. Narratives that include well-rounded transgender characters are important because they help us feel less alone and reveal more expansive endings than the ones we may previously have envisioned for ourselves.

'Transparent' Creator On Caitlyn Jenner And What It Means To Be A Woman

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“Transparent” creator Jill Soloway has a short and to-the-point response for the harsh, transphobic treatment of Caitlyn Jenner, who most recently...

WATCH: 'Transparent' Creator Says Backlash To Caitlyn Jenner's Glamour Award Is 'Sad'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Thanks to her runaway hit "Transparent," Jill Soloway has become one of Hollywood's most high-profile advocates for transgender equality, and she told...

Jill Soloway's Leadership Philosophy On 'Transparent' Is As Simple As 'Feminism'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

Some of the best movies and TV shows have emerged from tense sets ruled by difficult directors. "I Love Lucy" was a famously acrimonious environment, ...

Jeffrey Tambor Dedicates Emmy Award To Transgender Community

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

Jeffrey Tambor took home the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the Emmys on Sunday night for his role in "Transparent." The acto...

Jill Soloway Advocates For Trans Rights During Emmys Acceptance Speech

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

Jill Soloway won the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Sunday night, and drew attention in her acceptance speech to the legalized dis...

Why Hollywood Is Still A Sunny Paradise For Bros, In One Minute

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Transparent" director and human woman Jill Soloway gave her thoughts on Hollywood in 2015 during a speech last month. "It's not funny anymore what's...

Why Trans People Need To Be Involved In Telling Trans Stories

Jules Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Jules Horowitz

It is exciting to see our stories being told and winning awards, but should we be concerned that transgender people have little involvement in the story telling?

Jill Soloway Has A Simple Fix For Ending Hollywood Sexism

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women

How does Hollywood fix its pesky sexism problem? According to Jill Soloway, allow women to tell their own stories. At a July 20th Women In Film even...

Sasha Bronner

The Creator Of 'Transparent' Is Changing The World Behind The Scenes, Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Amazon's original series "Transparent" follows a family's journey as their patriarch, played by Jeffrey Tambor, transitions to become her authentic se...

An Open Letter to Caitlyn Jenner

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

There are some within the community who will be not as welcoming as others; pointing to your privilege over the vast majority of trans women, and excluding you for it, forgetting that just as with the cisgender population, there are women of all social classes, shapes and sizes who are transgender.

Jill Soloway Invited Caitlyn Jenner To Be On 'Transparent'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment

Amazon's award-winning series "Transparent" is working to tell the most authentic stories they can for the show's second season. Last year, creator Ji...

'Transparent' Creator Dedicates Best Comedy Series Win To Leelah Alcorn

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

"Transparent," Amazon's story about a transgender woman coming out to her family, took home the Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Musical or C...

Eight Selected Short Films: A Mini Film Festival

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

I love Amazon's Transparent, which she created, and Jill's old shorts are just as good. A nuanced director with a great grasp of humanity.

'Transparent' Truth

Jen Grisanti | Posted 12.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

Is there transparency that others can see in our truth? Will our truth connect us, or will it isolate us from those around us? Does living our truth come with consequences?

Why Amazon's Transparent Is Binge-Watch Worthy

Chris Edwards | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Edwards

Tambor may be the headliner, but he is surrounded by an amazing cast. And it's the way they adjust to the news and come to terms with their own identity issues that makes this series so watchable. The character development is masterful and the performances are, in a word, real.

Laverne Cox Weighs In On 'OITNB'/'Transparent' Trans Writer Debate

The Huffingon Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The creators behind two of today's hottest queer-championing shows, "Orange Is The New Black" and "Transparent," recently got into a little debate at ...

Meet One Of The Trans Consultants Who Helped Make 'Transparent' An Authentic Hit

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Transparent" is not only the best new television series to premiere this year; it's also exposing complicated issues of gender and sexuality to a mai...

Amazon's 'Transparent' Is Officially Getting A Second Season

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

Our dreams have come true: Amazon has renewed Jill Soloway's "Transparent" for a second season. The new series, which debuted its first full season...