Caitlyn Jenner to Appear on New Season of ‘Transparent’?

Caitlyn Jenner Storyline May Appear on
Courtesy of Vanity Fair

Caitlyn Jenner and Kim Kardashian have said that watching “Transparent” together as a family helped them get through Jenner’s transition. Now, according to the show’s creator, Jenner’s groundbreaking story may be coming to the Amazon series.

Speaking at Tuesday’s Brass Ring Awards at the Beverly Hilton, Jill Soloway revealed that Jenner has been invited to show’s set in Los Angeles. “I don’t know if she’d want to act, but we definitely want to incorporate the fact that she came out into this season,” Soloway told Variety. “Just to have that base conversation somewhere in a scene, for sure.”

Soloway was happy that “Transparent,” which is currently filming its second season, could play a small part in trans awareness. “I feel like the change in the transgender community has happened because of the lived lives of trans people. There is a sea change happening right now, a revolution and we’re definitely in there a part of it,” she said. “Sometimes I just trip on the fact that she’s the patriarch of the most famous family on the planet. There’s an international resonance with people recognizing that trans people are people too.”

“Transparent” is based on Soloway’s own father, who came out as transgender about four years ago. She talked about watching the “About Bruce” episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” where Jenner opened up to his family. “The whole family transitions because everybody’s changing. If one person becomes more authentic, everyone comes to be more authentic. If you’re not being yourself, you can’t have an honest communication with someone who is being themselves. So everyone really grows from it. It calls everyone into their higher self.”

Soloway said Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover was beautiful and that “she looks like an angel,” but also called attention to Laverne Cox’s blog post about trans women. “There’s the glamorous part of being trans, then there’s the reality, which is the trans movement is just starting. It’s still unsafe for trans people to use bathrooms. It’s just beginning and there are miles to go on this life’s journey so hopefully (Jenner will) get to be a part of the community and I know she will be because she will be an activist for change.”

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  1. dan cohen says:

    It is a bit off putting how many people are calling Caitlyn sick…She is going through this chage, the only problem is that she isn’t helping the community by making a mockery of her change. I hope “Transparent” has a bit more respect for the sow than to do any more than make a reference to Caitlyn…I think it would be weak stunt if they actually have her on the show. Caitlyn has made her transition less than respectable. She has made a bit if a cheap show of her life, and the show Transparent is better than that.

  2. Oaktownolivia says:

    Have any of you commenting actually watched an episode of Transparent? Have you considered how you would feel if someone you loved or someone in your family was struggling with gender identity issues? Calling transgender people sick and spreading hatred isn’t kind or compassionate. It makes you seem small and insecure.

  3. Sal U. Lloyd says:

    Sounds like Soloway has “daddy itheus.” I guess being producer of such shows is . . . therapeutic???

  4. Guest says:

    God made him a MAN . He was meant to live his life as a MAN, what he’s doing is simply DISGUISTING.

  5. IT 2 IT says:

    Lady in RED
    ————-in this,
    ———————-the 11th HOUR
    ——————————–of MASSIVELY ‘Re–‘CON’—solidating’
    ———————————————–OPEN globalist mafia USURPATION,
    —————————————————–as the ‘IN the RED’ take down TERROR

  6. Atomic Fury says:

    Sick. That’s all this is; a sick man pursuing a sick fetish. It would be different if Bruce resorted to the even sicker choice and had his parts surgically altered because that would at least indicate a commitment to his delusions. But he’s just being a drag queen. Not surprising, being that he’s fully exposed to the Kardashian insanity.

    • Sal U. Lloyd says:

      I wonder who’s sicker, this sick person or those that consume this b.s., which sounds like a good percentage of the country!!!

    • sustained says:

      I agree! It’s about time someone called it what it truly is SICK!!!

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