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Jeffrey Tambor's Emmys Acceptance Speech

Jeffrey Tambor Thanks the Transgender Community in His Moving Emmys Acceptance Speech

Jeffrey Tambor took the stage at the Emmys on Sunday evening in LA to accept the award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series 
for his role as transgender woman Maura Pfefferman in Amazon's Transparent. Jeffrey dedicated his big win to the transgender community, saying, "Thank you for your patience, thank you for your courage, thank you for your stories, thank you for your inspiration, thank you for letting us be part of the change. God bless you." He also thanked director Jill Soloway, who won an award for outstanding directing for the same show, adding, "I'd like to thank Jill Soloway for giving me the privilege and responsibility [of the role]." Watch Jeffrey's moving speech above, and then check out all the stars on the red carpet!

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