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This Week's Episode Of "Pose" Might Be The Year's Most Important TV Episode And Here's Why


Added 07-10-19 10:19:02pm EST - “"This is more than entertainment. This is real life." (Contains spoilers)” - Buzzfeed.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Buzzfeed.com: “This Week's Episode Of “Pose” Might Be The Year’s Most Important TV Episode And Here’s Why”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Now in its second season, the award-winning FX series has undergone a poetic maturation, serving a masterful blend of art and advocacy in the time of "Vogue" and the height of the AIDS crisis.

The trailer showed her beefing with Pray Tell (per usual), voguing, and ultimately vanishing. "FINALLY!!!" I thought to myself. "A Candy episode."

It is with a heavy heart that we tell this very real story. People ask, "Why Candy?" Well it's because it's happening to so many trans women of color like her, and these women are the center of our show. I hope your mourning pushes you to show up for other Candy girls. #PoseFX

This was not easy for us to do, but we had to address the ongoing issue of violence against trans women, especially trans women of color. #PoseFX

#PoseFX always hits the mark when it comes to bring about beautiful, raw emotion. This is more than just a show, this is a wondrous piece of art that showcases the hardships of the LGBTQIA+ community, with a rightful spotlight on our trans brothers and sisters. They are heroes.

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