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…

1 Twin Born to a Gay Couple Was Granted Citizenship. The Other Was Not—and the Reason Is Expectedly Trash

I wasn’t born in this country. In fact, I didn’t live in it until I was 9 years old, arriving in Northern Virginia on the cusp of the fifth grade, excited about American TV and the prospect of seeing my first snowfall. While I still spoke with a Filipino accent, my citizenship was never in dispute. Thanks to my…