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In a Guardian profile of “Transparent” creator and “I Love Dick” series co-creator Jill Soloway, Hadley Freeman writes that Soloway “now identifies as a gender non-conforming queer person, who prefers to be referenced with gender-neutral pronouns (they/them/their).” The article accompanying Soloway’s (fascinating) recent Fresh Air interview states that Soloway “identifies as genderqueer”; in interviews, Soloway also uses the terms non-binary and trans. Soloway, 51, is very much in the public eye, and like any coming-out, this takes courage.
Is there a television stock character more recognizable than the Jewish Mother? From Molly Goldberg and Ida Morgenstern to the more coded matrons of the popular Jewish-ish ’90s sitcoms, these mothers were interfering, loud, obsessive women who carried smothering affection in their zaftig frames, imbuing their children with guilt and insecurity in equal measure. They also signify the old guard of the paradigm: hardy/hearty, conservative matriarchs who wield strict control over their husband and brood.