‘Pose’ Has an Increasingly Obvious Colorism Problem

FX Network’s series “POSE” has recently become one of my favorite series of all time.

“POSE” is about Black/Afro-Latina trans women and queer men trying to survive New York City in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Loosely based on the 1991 documentary Paris is Burning, the show follows their journey through the ball scene, entertainment industry, sex work, and the AIDS…