Transgender representation has proliferated in the era of algorithmically driven digital media, marking an increase in trans visibility alongside a sharp decrease in the material well-being of transgender people. By positioning its sole transgender character as an avatar of the algorithmic era, Netflix's Sense8 reveals the ways in which algorithmic culture contributes to the paradox of trans media visibility.
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