Jen Richards will join me LIVE in studio on Sex Out Loud this Friday 1/20 at 5 pm Pacific/8 pm Eastern. We’ll talk about the groundbreaking webseries she co-wrote, produced, and stars in, Her Story, and the Emmy nomination it earned. Plus, she’ll dish on her new multi-episode role on the Nashville and what it’s like to be the first transwoman to appear on a CMT network show! We’ll discuss trans media representations and why they matter. Call in to talk with us at 866-472-5788.
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Jen Richards is a writer and actress, as well as a consultant and advocate who works with national organizations and media projects. She is the co-writer/star/producer of the Emmy nominated series Her Story; co-producer of the upcoming docu-series More Than T and writer of its accompanying Trans 102 series; a 2016 Outfest Screenwriting Fellow for her feature script Any Given Week; and will be appearing in several upcoming projects, including CMT’s Nashville and CBS’s Doubt. Jen was a series regular on E!’s I Am Cait, featured in Logo’s Beautiful As I Want To Be and AOL’s True Trans with Laura Jane Grace, and has appeared in several videos for BuzzFeed, OWN, and After Ellen. She has published essays on multiple platforms, and wrote the 2015 Sep/Oct cover story “What Trans Movement?” for The Advocate.
Prior to her transition, Jen Richards had a successful career in nonprofit and arts management, received her BA in Philosophy from Shimer College, studied at Oxford University and in Kyoto, Japan, participated in Outward Bound, was active in theater, and published articles, lectured, and led workshops on a variety of topics across the country.