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'Her Story' creators Jen Richards and Laura Zak highlight dating while transgender

'Her Story' creators Jen Richards and Laura Zak highlight dating while transgender

Despite the landmark year that 2015 was for transgender visibility on screens large and small, there is still a long way to go in order to fully represent trans experiences. Though many may feel inundated with examples of trans identity -- from actress Laverne Cox and writer Janet Mock to Jeffrey Tambor in “Transparent” or Eddie Redmayne in “The Danish Girl” -- actress Jen Richards isn’t buying it.

“Right now we're in the Sidney Poitier phase of trans representation, where the few that we have have to be so unassailable so that we can open doors,” she...

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