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Source: FX

Candy's Fate on 'Pose' Sheds Light on the Frightening Reality Facing Trans Women


WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Season 2, Episode 4 of Pose

Critics keep lauding the FX drama Pose as one of the most important shows on television today. And after its recent Season 2 storyline featuring Candy Ferocity — who’s played by actress Angelica Ross — the all-too-difficult and often-violent plight of transgender women was finally brought to the forefront.

Though the episode was difficult to watch, it forced us to accept a disturbing reality that very much existed in 1990 and, devastatingly, still exists today.