“Pose,” FX “This Is Us,” NBC “Billions,” Showtime “Sex Education,” Netflix “My Brilliant Friend,” HBO “Gentleman Jack,” HBO “Game of Thrones,” HBO “Homecoming,” Amazon “Pose” is certainly flawed, with its occasional reliance on tired tropes about underdogs. But it makes the world of 1980s ballroom culture and its families of choice moving and fascinating, and the acting — mostly by trans women — is phenomenal. I’d be happy if it won. Likewise “Billions,” which changed up the story line — Axe and Rhoades are now in sync, Taylor is a major force — and had its best season yet. Whoever decided to drop the nonbinary Taylor into the show’s cauldron of macho deal-making deserves a special Emmy. “Gentleman Jack,” from Sally Wainwright of “Happy Valley” and “Last Tango in Halifax,” has been overlooked by many potential fans, despite the period excellence that led a British reviewer to call it “Queer Bronte.” (You could also call it “Queer Poldark.”) For all its 19th-century trappings, the show has a modern streak as it looks into the real life of a gender-bending lesbian. “Sex Education” — a comedy-drama hybrid, an increasingly popular nonbinary category that the Emmys has yet to deal with —… Read full this story
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