The Trans Woman Who Changed “Voguing” Forever

Leiomy Maldonado joins Megan Thee Stallion, Jameela Jamil, and Law Roach on HBO’s new competition show

Tre'vell Anderson
ZORA

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A photo of Leiomy Maldonado in the studio.
Choreographer Leiomy Maldonado rehearses an upcoming dance scene in POSE at Silvercup Studios North in New York, NY on May 16, 2019. Photo: Chris Sorensen for The Washington Post/Getty Images

Leiomy Maldonado made history more than 10 years ago as the first trans woman to compete on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. The Bronx-born dancer, along with her troupe Vogue Evolution, reintroduced the world to…

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Tre'vell Anderson
ZORA

Tre’vell Anderson is an award-winning journalist, social curator, and world changer who always comes to slay! He/She/Slay! More: https://www.trevellanderson.com