New docuseries ‘Always Jane’ is more than a story of a trans teen in a small New Jersey town
Jane Noury in "Always Jane." - Amazon Studios/Amazon Studios/TNS

At first glance, Amazon’s new documentary series “Always Jane” is another sweet look at the late teen years of an American girl living in a small New Jersey town: high school graduation, plans for the future, COVID restrictions. Jane Noury lives a typical suburban life in Sparta. She’s the middle daughter of Laura and David Noury. She likes arts, film, music and social media. She likes modeling, loves spending time with her three dogs and adores her family. She’s also trans. Noury, who’s now 20 and enrolled as a freshman film major at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York City, is ...