‘Pose’ Highlights the Beauty of Being Queer, Gifted, and Black

The Emmy-winning drama reminded us that gay White men aren’t the center of the LGBTQ universe

Jeremy Helligar
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Clockwise from top: Billy Porter, Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson. Photos: FX

“Live. Werk. Pose.”

From the day it debuted on our television screens in 2018, announcing itself with those three words, Pose simultaneously told LGBTQ+ history and made it. The…

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Jeremy Helligar
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