Omar Sharif Jr: We Need Trans Stories More Than Ever

The future of Amazon’s hit series ‘Transparent’ has been brought into question since sexual misconduct allegations were brought against Jeffrey Tambor. LGBTQ activist Omar Sharif Jr. stresses the need for trans stories more than ever.

In a recent tweet, Sharif Jr. calls for the continuation of trans stories in the media.

It’s critical that @transparent_tv continue (without Tambor) as trans stories are needed more than ever! #TraceIsBrave #TransIsBeautiful https://t.co/KVJTd1ZIAW

The half-Jewish grandson of legendary actor Omar Sharif knows about conflict. He was forced to leave his native Egypt for the US when he came out as gay in 2012. The actor-activist has gleaned a positive approach to hardship and is outspoken for global LGTBQ causes.