Mj Rodriguez is the first trans woman to win a Golden Globe

“To my little LGBT kids: WE ARE HERE,” Mj wrote at the celebration.

It’s fucking time Mj (Michaela J) Rodriguez received flowers for her stellar performance as Blanca in your favorite historical ballroom drama Pose

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Well, the singer-actress yesterday made history as the first trans woman to win Golden globe Best Actress in a Television Drama !!!

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And even at the very last moment! The record-breaking series, which features a group of black and brown trans women on the ’80s ballroom scene, ended its third and final season in June 2021.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, Mj went to Instagram: “OMG OMGYG !!!! @goldenglobes Wow! You’re talking about a disgusting birthday present! Thank you!”

She continued by writing about the importance of visibility and opportunities for marginalized talent. “This is a door that will open the door for many young talented people. They will see that it is more than possible. “

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“They will see that a young black Hispanic woman from Newark, NJ who had a dream to change the minds of others with LOVE,” she added. LOVE WONS. To my young LGBT kids: WE ARE HERE, the door is now open, now reach for the stars !!!!! “

At the end of her signature, she wrote: “For the nominees, we are queens. I am so happy to share this space with you! Each of you women is phenomenal. “

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Mj was nominated alongside Ouzo Aduba (V Care), Jennifer Aniston (Morning show), Christine Baranski (Good fight) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale).

And in passionate Instagram live, Mj spoke in detail about her victory and what it means to her and “LGBTQI, blacks, Hispanics, Asians – many beautiful colors of the rainbow in this damn world.”

Mj Rodriguez reacted to her #GoldenGlobes win & gives a thank you speech on IG Live: “This is for LGBTQI, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians.” [communities], many beautiful colors of the rainbow … It’s not just for me, it’s for all of you. This is the door that opens for all of you. “

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“It’s not just for me, it’s for all of you,” she said. “There are so many young, talented, successful people out there who can follow and break through the door.”

Instead of a speech at the awards ceremony on stage, the actor also thanked co-creators of the series Steven Canals and Ryan Murphy, writer Janet Mock and her “beautiful family”, which consists of co-stars in the film Hayley Sugar (played by Lulu), Dominic Jackson (played by Electra), Angelica Ross ( played by Candy) and India Moore (played by Angel). “

Stephen congratulated Mj on the victory at Twitterby writing, “Congratulations to my ❤️ @ MjRodriguez7 who won the #GoldenGlobes today for her performance at @PoseOnFX !! Bravo Muta Blanca! 👏🏼 👏🏼 👏🏼 👏🏼 “

Congratulations to my ❤️ @ MjRodriguez7 who won the #GoldenGlobes tonight for her performance at @PoseOnFX !! Bravo Muta Blanca! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

Stephen Canals / Via Twitter: @StevenCanals

In a separate Twitter video, co-star Angelica excitedly congratulated her fellow actor, saying, “You deserve it, girl, yeah!” In the caption, she added: “CONGRATULATIONS @ MjRodriguez7 FOR VICTORY @goldenglobes AWARDS !!!!!!!!!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🏆 #posex. “

Previously, Mj made history as the first trans woman to be nominated for an Emmy for a lead role. “I believe this is a turning point,” she said. Diversity at that time. “There has never been a trans woman who has been nominated for Leading Outstanding Actress, and I feel like this is pushing the needle so hard that now is the door that needs to be kicked in for so many people.”

As you may already know, the awards ceremony – once one of the main Hollywood events – was extremely muted… The ceremony was not only completely devoid of celebrities and presenters, but not even on TV

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In conclusion: The Golden Globes may be falling, but Mj is just getting started! I’d rather see her booked and busy on multiple shows, films and other projects! 😌

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