'Pose' Makes History With Six Groundbreaking 2019 Emmy Nominations

The cast and crew of "Pose" is receiving some much deserved recognition.

Ryan Murphy and Steven Canal's FX series received six nominations, marking a big breakthrough for transgender representation on TV.

In addition to several technical categories, the show received a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for cast member Billy Porter.

"All of the tea, all of the tears, and all of the moments Pray Tell touched our hearts," the show shared on its Twitter handle after the nominations. "Congrats to @theebillyporter. #PoseFX."

2019 Emmy Nominations for Reality, Variety &Miniseries

Porter also called into E!'s Daily Pop to react to his nomination. "My God. I am so thrilled to be counted in the number. You know, it's been 30 years I have been in this business," he shared. "It is so great to have this part in this show that real speaks truth in a world with a lot of hate. It speaks love. It speaks life and to be a part of telling that story to the world, reminding people that the LGBTQ people of color community is here, we are not going anywhere. We have been here. And you know, it's time to change the world, honey."

"Pose" made history by casting five transgender actresses in series regular roles when the series was first announced in 2017. The show also had the largest LGBTQ presence on a primetime series.

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