Time Magazine calls Pose one of the best TV shows of the year, and much to the relief of everyone, was just renewed for a third season.
Created by Glee and American Horror Story producer Ryan Murphy, Pose delivers Shakespearean levels of drama set in New York City’s ball scene documented in the film Paris Is Burning.
Pose stars an unprecedented cast of queer and trans actors of color playing characters challenged by poverty, racism and the AIDS crisis while putting on outrageous balls with exquisite fashion and unparralleled dance moves.
But just how much does Pose reflect the life and times of the people who lived through it?
Today, Vivacious, club legend and RuPaul’s Drag Race superstar joins us to take a look at Pose and how Madonna’s Vogue impacted queer performers of color in New York City.
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