Ryan Murphy says he will donate all ‘Pose’ profits to LGBTQ charities

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Ryan Murphy will be donating all profits from his FX series “Pose” to LGBTQ charities.

The showrunner made the announcement on Twitter stating that he will be tweeting about a specific LGBTQ organization every day for the next 14 days.

“I am donating 100 percent of my profits from my new FX show POSE towards trans and LGBTQ charitable organizations. These groups do amazing work and need our support. Every day for the next 14 days I will highlight a group I’m supporting, and encourage you to do the same!” Murphy tweeted.

Murphy also gave recognition to one of the first charities he plans to donate “Pose” profits.

“The Sylvia Rivera Law Project. SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence,” Murphy tweeted.

“Pose” tells the story of ball culture set in New York City in the ’80s. It features the largest transgender cast and the largest LGBTQ cast on a network television series.

“Pose” premieres on Sunday, June 3 on FX.

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