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The Best TV Shows Of 2014

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a wonderful year for television, with shows like "Transparent," "The Comeback" and "Orange Is The New Black" delivering top-tier writing, ac...

Teaching Kids What It Means to Be Transgender: Why Starting Early Is the Way to Go

Chris Edwards | Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Edwards

"So Shtine, what's the latest with the book? Any updates?" That was my cue. Calla and Ava knew their "Uncle Shtiny" had quit his job in advertising to write a book but were very curious what it was about. The question was, at ages 11 and 9, were they old enough to know?

Maureen Ryan

The Top 10 TV Shows Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

The most important television development of the past decade occurred four years ago. It wasn't the arrival of the third season of "Breaking Bad,"...

WATCH: Meet The Incredible Transgender Dad Who Breastfeeds His Babies

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Amazon's new series "Transparent" is not just a home-run with critics who are calling it "one of the best new shows of the year." The moving depiction...

Tangled Web

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

YouTube is where new shows and obsessions are being spawned. No longer does mainstream television control the market. So if you're in the need for a fix, and you don't want to have to wait weeks for new episodes, YouTube is at your fingertips, and so is a whole new world of web series.

Today's Jewish Characters in TV and Films

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 10.31.2014 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Hollywood Writers: keep the Jewish themes coming and continue to step outside the box. Like Jill Soloway and her co-writers at Transparent, continue to impeccably research your themes.

'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 10.17.2014 | Gay 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 ...

Agents of Change: 5 Inspiring Women Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now

Greg Archer | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Greg Archer

They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they actually are. Take note of five enterprising women who generate a powerful ripple effect and emerge as some of the finest agents of change this fall.

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

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.13.2014 | Gay 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...

'OITNB' Creator Criticizes 'Transparent' Creator's New Policy

www.vulture.com | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment

"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway and "Orange is the New Black"’s Jenji Kohan kept butting heads on Saturday at the New Yorker Festival panel on LG...

The Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, Doctor Who, Transparent, Peaky Blinders, Kingpin and More Non-Broadcast Newsmakers of the New TV Season

Ed Martin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

It has been years since the opening weeks of a new television season truly "belonged" to broadcast -- but it seems that this year, in particular, the "other guys" have been coming on especially strong, with big news, bold moves and some of the most exciting new shows of 2014.

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...

How Acting In 'Curb' And 'Louie' Prepped Amy Landecker For 'Transparent'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

"Transparent," the first of Amazon Studios' hotly anticipated original series, has been making waves for its frank portrayal of a trans man transition...

'Transparent' Star Explains Why A Non-Trans Actor Plays The Lead Role On The Hit Show

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.06.2014 | Gay Voices

In spite of the critical accolades, "Transparent" showrunner Jill Soloway's been under scrutiny lately for casting Jeffrey Tambor, a cisgender man, in...

Jill Soloway, "Transparent" Creator is Brilliant

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Frank Schaeffer

If Amazon's book-selling success scares some writers imagine what lovers of Netflix and HBO will do now that Amazon's binge series, Jill Soloway's Transparent , has turned out to be a work of genius?

Erin Whitney

We Need To Talk About 'Transparent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment

We fell in love with the pilot of Amazon's "Transparent" when it aired back in February. We then raved about it and implored you to binge-watch it whe...

All Will Become Transparent

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

Transparent, the much-anticipated new series on Amazon's Prime Video, has been met with substantial praise following its pilot release.

Lauren Duca

How Not To Be Ignorant When Talking About 'Transparent,' A Glossary

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Amazon's new original series, "Transparent," will likely generate some important conversations about identity, but starting that discourse requires so...

Meet Two of the Trans Minds Behind the Groundbreaking New Show 'Transparent'

Diana Tourjee | Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Tourjee

Transparent is an early triumph for the transgender community in film. It is a bridge between worlds, where the tender underbelly of culture has been upturned. Without a careful hand in its creation, it is a story that could never have been told.

Maureen Ryan

Wow, 'Transparent' Is Simply A Great Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Transparent," which arrives Friday on Amazon Prime, is not just the best new show of the fall, it's one of the best new shows of the year. Within...

Erin Whitney

Amazon's 'Transparent' Is This Year's Best New Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

The urge to define Amazon’s newest original series, “Transparent,” as just a show about a transgender parent coming out to her family is strong,...

What To Watch This Fall Based On Your Favorite Shows

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment

It's fall which means two things: it's sweater season and television is back in full swing. Not only are your favorite shows returning in the comin...

Grrl's Guide to Filmmaking: Faith Soloway (Transparent)

Rolla Selbak | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Rolla Selbak

In the premiere episode of a fresh new docuseries featuring women filmmakers, Faith Soloway invites me onto the Paramount lot to talk about what it's like writing on the breakthrough Amazon series.