‘Transparent’ Asks Viewers To Rethink The Gendered Language We Use
|09/30/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Identity is big on “Transparent,” a series that shows various Pfeffermans striving (selfishly) to find their places in family, work and romance. In Season 3, a handful of small moments illuminate the often strong impact of verbal identifiers ― that is, language. Particularly nouns and pronouns.
Early on in Season 3, Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) ends up in a hospital bed. Her family appears at her side and corrects the doctor when he uses male pronouns to update the group on Maura’s progress. But still, she’s distracted by a chart on the wall, labeling her “M” for “male,” which no one read more >>>