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The Transparent Allegations and the 'Politicized' Workplace

The actor Jeffrey Tambor may leave the show, but his accusers don’t want to undo what his character stood for.
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As they entertainingly crash through old ideas of gender and sex, the flaky and self-involved Pfefferman family of demonstrate that living liberally isn’t the same thing as transcending cruelty, narcissism, or lust. Now two transgender women by the show’s star Jeffrey Tambor, a cisgender man who is publicly a vocal advocate for the dignity of transgender women. His response is odd. Expressing general regret for his conduct while denying specific allegations of harassment, he said, This is no longer the job I signed up for four years ago. … Given the politicized atmosphere that seems to have afflicted our set, I don’t see how I can.”

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