When “Transparent” creator Jill Soloway won her second consecutive Emmy in directing for a comedy series last week, she ended her acceptance speech with a call to action that lighted up the Internet.
“Topple the patriarchy, topple the patriarchy!” Soloway chanted.
She certainly has been doing her part.
Now in its third season, “Transparent,” inspired by Soloway’s own experience of having a parent come out as transgender late in life, has helped normalize an often demeaned and stigmatized segment of the LGBT community. The series is also acclaimed for its bold and unflinching...