Jill Soloway Reflects on 'Transparent' in New Memoir

In "She Wants It," Soloway tells the story of the hit Amazon show—from the beginning to its messy end.
Jill Soloway with Jeffrey Tambor, the star of 'Transparent,' who was fired after allegations of harassment.
CUL_Jill Soloway_01_528587092 Source: Michael Tran/FilmMagic/Getty

Now that Jill Soloway, the creator of the groundbreaking Transparent and I Love Dick, has come out as gender non-binary (someone who identifies as neither man nor woman), the singular they pronoun has replaced she. “It’s fine if people use or ,” Soloway tells . But “when people use , it makes my heart soar!”

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