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Jill Soloway, ‘Transparent’ creator, apologises for Bruce Jenner trans meme

By Josh Haggis

Jill Soloway has apologised for sharing a meme that poked fun at Bruce Jenner.

Jenner –  the former husband of Kris Kardashian – has been at the centre of a media frenzy over the past few months due to his changing appearance, which has lead to rumours that he is undergoing a male-to-female transition.


Soloway, writer of Amazon’s Golden Globe award-winning series, took to Facebook last week (January 30) to share a picture of Jenner and his family in a mock up version of a Transparent promotional image that sees the show renamed: “Transdashian”. Find out more here.

Following a wave of criticism, Soloway – who was inspired to write Transparent after her own father came out as trans – made a follow-up Facebook post last week (January 31) in which she apologised the “hurt and pain” she caused the trans community by sharing the image.

Read her full statement below:


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