American Masters

Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

Special | 5m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

A proud Black trans woman, a drag mother and, a pageant girl, Crystal LaBeija was the cause of an iconic moment in drag history that paved the way for house culture, voguing, Paris is Burning, and the TV series Pose.

Aired: 09/24/21

Rating: NR

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