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Mj Rodriguez’s Historic Nomination For ‘Pose’ Sets New Milestone For Transgender

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Laura1951:
Mj Rodriguez’s Historic Nomination For ‘Pose’ Sets New Milestone For Transgender Performers


https://deadline.com/2021/07/mj-rodriguez-emmy-awards-transgender-nomination-2021-1234791233/


Deadline  by Alexandra Del Rosario on July 13, 2021

Mj Rodriguez, a.k.a. the Mother Blanca, is finally getting her flowers at the Emmy Awards.

The Pose actress, who has starred as the fierce and unapologetically ambitious and caring Blanca Evangelista, made Emmy Awards history becoming the first transgender nominee for the best actress category on Tuesday, opening the doors for more celebration of the transgender community and artists in the Emmy space. The singer-actress joins fellow nominees Uzo Aduba, Emma Corrin, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Moss and Jurnee Smollett for the best actress race.

Zoey Starr:
Congrats to MJ for a well earned nomination!

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