In the summer of 2018, between the releases of anthology programs “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
” and “American Horror Story: Apocalypse
,” fans of Ryan Murphy
’s work were treated to the first season of “Pose
,” a drama series that was traditional in format only. From its opening scene in which five trans women of color discuss their involvement in house-ballroom culture, the show established itself as a revolutionary piece of entertainment which also proved to be relatable in its characterizations. The monumentally diverse cast put in the work of bringing a full range of LGBTQ characters to life for three seasons, and they are now hoping to have their efforts recognized by their peers in the Screen Actors Guild.
Originally set in the late 1980s at the height of the American AIDS crisis, FX
” offered modern viewers an honest look at the struggles LGBTQ people had