How the 2020 Emmy Nominations Left the Black Trans Women of ‘Pose’ Behind

Before debuting in 2018, TV had never really shown Black and brown trans Americans how “Pose” had; centered in and leading their own story where their identities are respected, and their characterizations carefully crafted to illustrate their vulnerability, grace, and depth. Never had the crushing conditions of racism, colorism, transphobia, and classism been illustrated quite … Read moreHow the 2020 Emmy Nominations Left the Black Trans Women of ‘Pose’ Behind

How No Man Has Loved Before: On Sulu’s Sexuality in Star Trek Beyond

I was born 25 years after Gene Roddenberry’s groundbreaking series first aired, but that quarter of a century couldn’t stop the beloved starship Enterprise from earning yet another devoted fan. Or from Star Trek setting my impossibly high expectations for sci-fi television. This is probably why when the reboot was announced back in April of 2006, I was both … Read moreHow No Man Has Loved Before: On Sulu’s Sexuality in Star Trek Beyond

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