Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s ‘Pose,’ spoke to Variety for the inaugural Power of Pride issue about becoming the first black trans woman to land a deal with Netflix. Per the multimillion dollar agreement, Mock will will be able to create new shows and films for the streaming giant.

“[Working on ‘Pose’] has enabled these super creative forces to say, ‘There’s a voice here and there’s a perspective here and we want to see more from her,’” Mock said. “’She has more to offer than just the characters on this one fantastic, amazing, trailblazing show.’”

Read the full interview here. 

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