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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

Joe Lewis, from left, Andrea Sperling, Jay Duplass, Judith Light, Alexandra Billings, Amy Landecker, Jill Soloway, and Jeffre
Joe Lewis, from left, Andrea Sperling, Jay Duplass, Judith Light, Alexandra Billings, Amy Landecker, Jill Soloway, and Jeffrey Tambor arrive at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

"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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