“The show is breaking new ground by presenting transgendered women as fierce and fabulous-if a little superficial,” Village Voice columnist Michael Musto told ABCNews.com.
The transgender community largely agreed. The most exhaustive analyses came from the disciples of the ever-evolving New Feminist movement. “The three leads give cis women makeovers while relating these women’s experiences to their transition,” began the critique on Feministing.com.
(“Cis,” from the Latin prefix meaning “to be on the same side,” is a term in women’s studies departments across academia to describe women who were born with a vagina.)