Gay performers shine with several wins at the Emmy Awards


LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Gay performers shined at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with wins in several categories including best actor in a drama series, which went to “Pose” star Billy Porter as the first openly gay black man to take home the honor.

71st Primetime Emmy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 22, 2019. Billy Porter speaks on stage. REUTERS/Mike Blake

“Once again, we witness history unfold, the Emmy goes to Billy Porter,” actress Kerry Washington said before Porter strode on stage in platform shoes, a black suit with glittery stripes and a hat with a brim…


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