Starring Mj Rodriguez

2021 Emmy Awards

Yesterday, Mj attended the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards at L.A. LIVE in California (September 19). Mj presented an award onstage with co-star and friend, Billy Porter.

Unfortunately, Pose did not win that night. Much love to the Pose cast and crew!
Mj was nominated for the “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” award. She still made history with being the first trans actress to receive a nomination in lead acting categories. We are proud of, you Michaela!

7th Annual Television Humanitarian Awards

On Saturday, Mj attended the 2021 Creative Coalition’s Television Humanitarian Awards Gala in Los Angeles, California (September 18). Mj was one of the honorees during the event! Check out the photos below.

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute and H&M Event

Mj attended The Marsha P. Johnson Institute and H&M event to celebrate LGBTQ+ students with “Fresh and Fabulous for Fall” in New York City (August 19).

Shape Magazine

Mj Rodriguez Is ‘Never Going to Stop’ Advocating for Empathy Towards Trans Folks

SHAPE – The history-making Emmy nominee opens up about the importance of her artistry — and the change she hopes to create with it.

“Being an Afro-Latina trans woman in America is hard,” says actor and singer Mj Rodriguez, who starred on Pose, the ground-breaking TV show featuring the largest cast ever of transgender actors. “I take 15 minutes alone to appreciate the life that has been given to me and to figure out how I can move the needle forward every day.”

As Blanca in Pose, Mj, 30, earned critical acclaim and a devoted fan base. In July she made history as the first transgender performer to earn an Emmy nomination in a major acting category.
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