The category is…fierce women.
Let’s be real: Indya Moore and Mj Rodriguez deserve to get their flowers for their honest, beautiful, funny, and heart-wrenching portrayals of Angel and Blanca.
And since I don’t know where to send Edible Arrangements, I made this list instead. In no particular order, here are some of the best Blanca and Angel moments from Pose. (*Light spoilers ahead.*)
Blanca deciding to form her own house:
Angel winning the face category, her first win after joining the House of Evangelista:
Blanca organizing a solo sit-in at a trans-exclusionary queer bar:
Blanca winning Mother of the Year:
Angel coming clean about the fact that she broke Blanca’s house rules:
Blanca standing up to her transphobic landlord:
Angel’s first official photo shoot as a professional model:
Blanca’s beachy date with a mysterious and handsome lifeguard who saves her from drowning:
Angel convincing Ms. Ford, the head of her modeling agency, to take a chance on her and Papi:
Blanca lip-synching Whitney Houston’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Mother of the Year ball:
Blanca gifting Angel with the red pumps she longed for in her childhood:
Angel and Papi kissing for the first time:
Angel deciding to give Blanca a makeover:
Blanca convincing the dean of dance to give her new son, Damon, another chance:
Angel proposing to Papi:
And Angel seeing her face on a commercial beauty ad for the first time:
If any of these moments are new to you, no problem! You can catch up on Pose on Netflix!
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