‘Pose’ has a potent message: don’t wait, just live

(CNN)The second season of the groundbreaking FX drama “Pose” takes place in 1990, but too many of its themes are painfully familiar in 2019. Transgender women are still disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS. Our community continues to face widespread employment discrimination, poverty and harassment. “Pose” continues to tackle these topics with sensitivity in its new slate of episodes. But what makes this series so powerful is its unapologetic depiction of transgender joy. Sign up for our new newsletter. Join us on Twitter and Facebook In the season two premiere of “Pose,” a supportive nurse tries to encourage Blanca, a de facto mother to a crew of young LGBTQ people of color who is struggling with her own survival, to take her …