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“I think everything in the world is either rooted in love or fear,
and fear is kind of on the rise lately.
And that troubles me, but in the long run, love does win out.”
— Jen Richards
Jen Richards is a transgender writer, actress, producer and activist. In 2015, she appeared as a supporting cast member of Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show I Am Cait. In 2016, she co-starred, co-directed, co-wrote and co-produced the web series Her Story, which was nominated for an Emmy Award. Richards also co-produced the series More Than T and wrote the Trans 102 series. She joined the cast of the television series Nashville in 2017, becoming the first openly transgender person to appear on a CMT show. Richards also appeared in the 2017 film Easy Living. In 2019, she received rave reviews for her portrayal of “Young Anna Madrigal,” in episode 8 of Netflix’s critically acclaimed series, Tales of the City.