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Billy Porter Will Take a Seat in the Director’s Chair for Season 3 of Pose

Billy Porter accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘Pose’ onstage during the 71st Emmy Awards on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) And the category is…leadership! Billy Porter is adding yet another talent to his assortment of gifts—directing television! The newly-crowned Emmy winner has […]

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Angelica Ross of Pose Fame Speaks Truth to Power, Riling Bernie Bros and Trump Twitter Trolls

Angelica Ross on the red carpet in West Hollywood, Calif., August 2019Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty) Angelica Ross gained the attention of a flood of Bernie Sanders supporters and enraged Trump Twitter trolls after the transgender actress and activist’s hot take on Trump policies impacting trans folks and Sanders’ decision to skip an LGBTQ presidential candidates’ forum she […]

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Emmys 2019: The Television Academy Was Wise to Give Jharrel Jerome His Things

Jharrel Jerome accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie award for When They See Us onstage during the 71st Emmy Awards on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The biggest night in television has come and gone, folks! Let’s get into this blackity blackness…where we can find […]

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Pose, but Make It Presidential: Actress-Activist Angelica Ross to Host a Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ+ Issues

Angelica Ross attends the red carpet event for FX’s “Pose” at Pacific Design Center on August 09, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) We fell in love with Angelica Ross as the always-ready-with-a-clapback “Candy” on FX’s Pose, but it’ll be the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will soon get a taste of […]

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Never Forget: During Fashion’s Biggest Week, Pose’s Indya Moore and Angelica Ross Urge Us to Remember Trans Lives

Indya Moore speaks on stage at The Daily Front Row’s 7th annual Fashion Media Awards on September 05, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Brian Ach (Getty Images for Daily Front Row, Inc.) Seventeen women accompanied Indya Moore to the stage of the Daily Front Row Fashion Media Awards last Thursday night. As reported by The […]

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Pose Reminds Us How Important Chosen Families Are

Photo: Roy Rochlin (GETTY IMAGES) As I’ve noted before, FX’s Pose not only entertains but is out here saving lives. That little young LGBTQ+ child who is confused about their existence and questioning their worth can now turn on their television or streaming service and be greeted with the knowledge that they aren’t alone in […]

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‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris ((Getty Images) Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the honor. In particular, Cox spoke about the […]

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Steven Canals Was Told ‘No’ Over 100 Times, But One ‘Yes’ Led to 6 Pose Emmy Nominations

I’ve been gay as hell for some time now. I didn’t always have the language to articulate this, but I’ve had this affinity for a month of Sundays. Growing up, representation was lacking, so black women were what I turned to. I knew good and well I wasn’t a black woman—I wasn’t that blessed—but they […]

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2019 Primetime Emmys: When They See Us and Pose Score Major Nominations

Jharrel Jerome, left, in When They See Us; Billy Porter in Pose Photo: Atsushi Nishijima (Courtesy of Netflix), JoJo Whilden (Courtesy of FX) It’s just about that time for the Television Academy to shine again! The nominations event for what is considered to be the biggest night in television took place on Tuesday morning, with […]

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2019 Primetime Emmys: When They See Us and Pose Score Major Nominations [Updated]

Jharrel Jerome, left, in When They See Us; Billy Porter in Pose Photo: Atsushi Nishijima (Courtesy of Netflix), JoJo Whilden (Courtesy of FX) It’s just about that time for the Television Academy to shine again! The nominations event for what is considered to be the biggest night in television took place on Tuesday morning, with […]

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So Much to Be Proud About: New York City Hosted a Star-Studded Celebration for World Pride 2019

MJ Rodriquez, Indya Moore and Dominique Jackson attend Pride March – WorldPride NYC 2019 on June 30, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) New York City knows how to throw a party—and for World Pride Weekend, the city gave a rainbow-fueled celebration for its LGBTQ community, who were out in force to […]

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It’s All Love: Sorry, Met Gala, the Love Ball III Is the Invite We Really Want to Score

Billy Porter attends the Love Ball III at Gotham Hall on June 25, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Santiago Felipe The category is: LOVE. There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone gets it. But as Lena Waithe pointed out that night, the LGBTQ community has always […]

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It’s All Love: Sorry, Met Gala, the Love Ball Is the Invite We Really Want to Score

Billy Porter attends the Love Ball III at Gotham Hall on June 25, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Santiago Felipe The category is: LOVE. There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone gets it. But as Lena Waithe pointed out that night, the LGBTQ community has always […]

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Pose Stars Reflect On the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion

“Stonewall reminds us that it’s about the people,” – Billy Porter Despite what various companies may try to tell (or sell) you during the month of June, Pride Month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community. Despite the current commercialization of Pride, not all hope is lost. In fact, in recent […]

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FX’s Pose Has Been Renewed for a 3rd Season

Photo: Dia Dipasupil (GETTY IMAGES) On the 50th anniversary of the Stone Wall Movement, FX Networks gave to me: Pose, Season Three! That’s right, the category is: Booked, Busy, and Blessed! FX’s groundbreaking, award-winning series Pose has been renewed for a third season. On the six-inch heels of the first episode of this season—you know, […]

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FX’s Pose Is Not Only Entertaining, But Saving Lives—One Episode at a Time

(l-r) Hailie Sahar, Angel Bismark Curiel, Indya Moore, Dyllon Burnside, Mj Rodriguez, Angelica Ross, Dominique Jackson, Ryan Jamaal Swain and Billy PorterPhoto: Roy Rochlin / Stringer (GETTY IMAGES) When I was a wee, young, gay whippersnapper, I didn’t have any representation of myself on television. With this lack of being seen, I instead found myself […]

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Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Billy Porter attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion on May 06, 2019 in New York City.Photo: John Lamparski (Getty Images) With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony […]

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