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01/11/2015 08:44 pm ET Updated Jan 14, 2015

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

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"Transparent," Amazon's story about a transgender woman coming out to her family, took home the Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy. The series beat out three-time nominee "Girls" as well as category newcomers "Silicon Valley," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Jane the Virgin." A first-time nominee itself, "Transparent" garnered rave reviews during its debut season.

Creator Jill Soloway accepted the award, and dedicated it to the memory of Leelah Alcorn, a trans teen who committed suicide in December.

"Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox shared her approval of the speech on Twitter:

Full HuffPost Entertainment coverage of the Golden Globes can be found here. The full list of Golden Globes winners is here.

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