Michaela Jaé Rodriguez becomes the first trans actress to win a Golden Globe

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(CNN)For her heartrending show successful the landmark bid "Pose," Michaela Jaé Rodriguez won her archetypal Golden Globe -- and made history.

Rodriguez was awarded the Golden Globe for champion show by an histrion successful a tv series-drama for her relation arsenic maternal fig Blanca successful the 3rd and last play of the FX series. And with her win, she became the archetypal trans histrion to triumph a large acting Golden Globe.

"This is the doorway that is going to Open the doorway for galore much young talented individuals," she wrote connected Instagram. "They volition spot that it is much than possible. They volition spot that a young Black Latina miss from Newark New Jersey who had a dream, to alteration the minds others would WITH LOVE. LOVE WINS."

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    "To my young LGBTQAI babies WE ARE HERE the doorway is present unfastened present scope the stars!!!!!" she continued.

      This year's Golden Globes were a muted matter -- NBC declined to broadcast the awards after Los Angeles Times reports revealed a deficiency of diverseness wrong the secretive Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which holds the awards, and raised ethical questions related to fiscal benefits.

        Rodriguez wasn't successful attendance astatine the awards -- nary celebrities were. There were no assemblage members oregon reddish carpet events, though the ceremonial was inactive hosted astatine the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Studios didn't officially taxable titles for consideration, either, erstwhile HFPA members were selecting nominees.

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        The HFPA alternatively announced Rodriguez's triumph connected Instagram and Twitter.

            When it debuted successful the summertime of 2018, "Pose" had the largest formed of transgender bid regulars of immoderate scripted TV program. Also starring Indya Moore arsenic hopeless romanticist Angel, Dominique Jackson arsenic headstrong Elektra Abundance and Angelica Ross arsenic the tragic Candy, it was nominated for "outstanding play series" for its archetypal and 3rd seasons.

            Rodriguez was besides nominated astatine the 2021 Emmys for her show arsenic Blanca, becoming the first trans actress to beryllium nominated for a large acting Emmy.

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