Jeffrey Tambor Dedicated His Golden Globe to the Transgender Community

Jan 11, 2015

In an emotional speech, Jeffrey Tambor dedicated his Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Comedy to the trans community.

"This is bigger than me," Tambor said, in accepting his award for playing Maura Pfefferman. It was a high-water mark, perhaps, for trans representation on television; the Amazon series, depicting the life of a trans woman navigating life with her family unaccustomed to her new identity, also won best comedy.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: 72nd ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) arrive to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015. (Photo by: Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
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Jessica Chastain arrives to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11, 2015.
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