This was the year of Transgender TV, toplined by the documentation of Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner on various observational reality programs on E! and the debut of the ABC Family reality series “Becoming Us” and, on the scripted side, the ongoing accolades for Amazon’s award-winning “Transparent.” But the most surprising transgender drama of all played out on CBS’ sterling soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” which with a heady mix of great sensitivity and timeless soap tropes told the touching, tentative tale of popular model Maya Avant’s revelation that she had been born male (and was at birth named Myron).
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