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Portrait Of: 80s Ball Subculture In FX's 'Pose'

When you think of the 1980's in New York City, you might think of grit and crime – but a vibrant, dazzling underground ball scene? Maybe not. The hit series "Pose" on FX is now telling the stories of that scene – a subculture of LGBTQ people of color creating a safe and joyous space during a time when they were not accepted. "Pose" is making history by featuring the largest cast of transgender actors ever on TV as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors for a scripted series. Starring actresses MJ Rodriguez and Indya Moore talk with Latino USA about their roles in the series.
This story was originally aired on July 17th, 2018.

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