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<p>.(WATCH LIVE) FX&rsquo;s fictionalized hit show &ldquo;Pose&rdquo; introduced many to the underground world of ballroom culture, in which historically black and Latino LGBT youths compete in elaborate performances on a runway. Now &ldquo;Legendary&rdquo; on HBO Max is serving up real ballroom battles to the mainstream, with competitors in eight &ldquo;houses&rdquo; vying to be declared the best and take home $100,000..During battles, competitors wear elaborate costumes, makeup and wigs. They vogue, dance like acrobats and spin like ice-skaters. Producers said &ldquo;It&rsquo;s like if ballet and break-dancing had a baby,&rdquo; HBO points out &ldquo;The powerful thing is that you get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled cisgender women. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with nothing but gay men. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with a cisgendered woman, a Hispanic man, a black man, a drag queen and a trans woman, You get to see all genres of everything.&rdquo;</p>
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<p>.(WATCH LIVE) FX&rsquo;s fictionalized hit show &ldquo;Pose&rdquo; introduced many to the underground world of ballroom culture, in which historically black and Latino LGBT youths compete in elaborate performances on a runway. Now &ldquo;Legendary&rdquo; on HBO Max is serving up real ballroom battles to the mainstream, with competitors in eight &ldquo;houses&rdquo; vying to be declared the best and take home $100,000..During battles, competitors wear elaborate costumes, makeup and wigs. They vogue, dance like acrobats and spin like ice-skaters. Producers said &ldquo;It&rsquo;s like if ballet and break-dancing had a baby,&rdquo; HBO points out &ldquo;The powerful thing is that you get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled cisgender women. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with nothing but gay men. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with a cisgendered woman, a Hispanic man, a black man, a drag queen and a trans woman, You get to see all genres of everything.&rdquo;</p>
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<p>.(WATCH LIVE) FX&rsquo;s fictionalized hit show &ldquo;Pose&rdquo; introduced many to the underground world of ballroom culture, in which historically black and Latino LGBT youths compete in elaborate performances on a runway. Now &ldquo;Legendary&rdquo; on HBO Max is serving up real ballroom battles to the mainstream, with competitors in eight &ldquo;houses&rdquo; vying to be declared the best and take home $100,000..During battles, competitors wear elaborate costumes, makeup and wigs. They vogue, dance like acrobats and spin like ice-skaters. Producers said &ldquo;It&rsquo;s like if ballet and break-dancing had a baby,&rdquo; HBO points out &ldquo;The powerful thing is that you get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled cisgender women. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with nothing but gay men. You get to see a house that&rsquo;s filled with a cisgendered woman, a Hispanic man, a black man, a drag queen and a trans woman, You get to see all genres of everything.&rdquo;</p>
HBO’s ‘Legendary’ serves up loud, proud ballroom culture
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