Steve July 9, 2022
friends-creator-marta-kauffman-admits-misgendering-chandler’s-trans-parent-was-a-‘mistake’

Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman has said that misgendering Chandler’s transgender parent throughout the show was a “mistake”. Chandler’s parent, played by Kathleen Turner, was introduced as a drag performer, but after the show finished airing in 2004 Kauffman confirmed she was a trans woman. Known by the deadname Charles, or “Helena Handbasket” in her drag show Viva Las Gaygas, Chandler’s parent was the butt of numerous jokes in the show, Read More