As Trans ‘Pose’ Stars Are Shut Out of Emmys Once Again, Another Milestone Is Reached
For the second year in a row, the transgender actresses of “Pose” have been shut out of the Emmy Awards.
The popular series, created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, is the first major TV show to center around transgender women of color.
Billy Porter, who took home the Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series last year for his work as Pray Tell in the groundbreaking show, was again nominated in the same category.
Porter, a Tony winner and longtime Broadway actor, is one of a handful of cisgender performers on the show.
“Pose” also received four nominations across various hair and make-up categories.A few of the show’s more prominent trans stars spoke out about the acting snubs via social media.“I didn’t invent the Academy or any of the award shows,” Indya Moore, who plays Angel, tweeted.
“If they think my work
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