‘Why Aren’t People Speaking Up for Us?’ Activist and Model Munroe Bergdorf Pleads for Trans Lives

Last September, transgender activist and model Munroe Bergdorf made headlines when her straight talk about racism cost her a coveted campaign with L’Oreal. But Bergdorf hasn’t let the experience silence her; in fact, she’s allowed it to further fuel her openness about the myriad issues affecting black people, women,…

Strike a Pose: Ryan Murphy’s Tribute to Ballroom Culture Isn’t Perfect, but It Is Very Necessary

From the very first shot, which pans from a disco ball to a pair of voguing hands flexing to the beat of Taana Gardner’s classic dance hit, “Heartbeat,” I knew Pose would likely become a staple in my summer viewing schedule. True confession: In addition to being a sucker for anything fashion-related, I also swoon for…