ballroom Archives

House of Ebony - Legendary ep5
Welcome to the conclusion of my interview series with ballroom maven and Legendary House of Ebony mother Isla Ebony Today, we dive into her thoughts and experiences on HBO MAX's competition series, as well as what it was like to take her passion onto streaming screens. Isla Ebony Interview (Image: HBO Max) Q: How was this TV[...]
A scene from Pose (Image: FX Networks)
So, you know about how ballroom culture originated – oh, what's that? You don't? Well, read the first part of my look back on ball culture and its history and journey as a staple in popular culture and television here Then come back to trace the history and influence of balls and the culture from[...]
Dominique Jackson in POSE Season 2.
No, not characters in television – how ballroom culture has been portrayed on television and how media has been shaped by the underground LBGTQ culture (and vice-versa) Now, you may be wondering "how is ballroom dancing gay" and to that, I say duh – but I also need to correct you We're not talking about[...]