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Pose 

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Pose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."
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Top Rated TV #195 | Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 19 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Mj Rodriguez ...  Blanca Rodriguez 19 episodes, 2018-2021
Dominique Jackson ...  Elektra Abundance 19 episodes, 2018-2021
Indya Moore ...  Angel 19 episodes, 2018-2021
Angel Bismark Curiel ...  Lil Papi 19 episodes, 2018-2021
Billy Porter ...  Pray Tell 18 episodes, 2018-2021
Ryan Jamaal Swain ...  Damon Richards 18 episodes, 2018-2021
Hailie Sahar ...  Lulu 17 episodes, 2018-2021
Dyllon Burnside ...  Ricky 15 episodes, 2018-2021
Jason A. Rodriguez ...  Lemar 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Angelica Ross ...  Candy 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Jeremy McClain ...  Cubby 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Evan Peters ...  Stan Bowes 8 episodes, 2018
Charlayne Woodard ...  Helena St. Rogers 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Bianca Castro ...  Veronica 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Alexia Garcia ...  Aphrodite 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Sandra Bernhard ...  Judy Kubrak 8 episodes, 2018-2021
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Set in the 1980s, 'Pose' is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, and the downtown social and literary scene. Blanca forms a 'house', a self-selected family that provides support to LGBTQ youth who have been rejected by their birth families. Damon is a dancer who joins Blanca's house. Together, they compete in the balls -- where house members challenge each other in various categories and are judged on their outfits, attitude, or dance skills -- against Blanca's former house mother, Elektra. Pray Tell is Godfather to the children who compete in the balls. Angel is a streetwalker who develops feelings for a new client, Stan, who has a loving wife, Patty. James Van Der Beek co-stars as Stan's boss, Matt. Written by Jwelch5742

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Pose is created by Ryan Murphy. He is also well known for American Horror Story. Billy Porter, Evan Peters, Kate Mara and Christine Ebersole all have appeared in both of his shows. See more »

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POSE- A series that taught me a lot
27 August 2019 | by karinhendrySee all my reviews

This is a series that opened my eyes and taught me a lot about a world that I'm ashamed to say I didn't know much about. What is really nice about the series ,except the fact that all the actors in the series are simply amazing, is that we are shown (although I'm sure it's only fragile) all the experiences and difficulties the characters go through. Although it is a matter of years past, you can see that our world has progressed, but not much in its attitude towards the different. Maybe if all people are exposed to this series, then maybe something will change, because as the series says, the world does not change on its own, the people are the ones who change it.


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