makes history as the first Black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio.
"...there's potential to introduce hundreds of millions of viewers to trans people, and showing people who may not understand us, that we can tell our own stories." pic.twitter.com/nXhaW0STvo— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) June 19, 2019
Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio.
"This deal is so bonkers," Mock said in a video posted by Netflix. "I, of course, will be writing and directing and develop a few hush-hush projects that I can't really talk...