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‘Love & Hate Crime’ Series Premiere Spotlights Murder of Transgender Teen Mercedes Williamson

Our newest television addiction Love Hate Crime is set to premiere on Investigation Discovery next month, and the true crime docu-series will begin with the disturbing murder of transgender teen Mercedes Williamson.

In a trailer for the upcoming episode, airing Feb. 25 on the cable network, Josh Vallum reveals how he regrets killing his then-girlfriend Mercedes after discovering she was born a man. “If there is anything in this world that I could take back, it would be that I would give Mercedes her life back,” he says into the camera. “I would actually give my life in exchange for her life because the guilt that I’m living with is so horrible, it’s not worth it.”

He continued, “I know that I’m secure in my relationship with God but I don’t know if Mercedes was secure, so I have to live with the fact that

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FX’s Pose Features Largest Transgender Cast in a Scripted Series

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Fx’s American anthology drama television series, Pose, will feature more transgender actors than any other scripted TV series produced to date. The Ryan Murphy-backed project will feature five transgender actors in recurring roles over the course of the show’s first season.

A period piece set in the 1980s, Pose tackles several societal segments in New York during the era – including, the rise of the luxury style living, as well as, the downtown, more hipster vibe of the city where social, literary, and ball cultures are striving. Murphy co-created the series with his frequent collaborator Brad Falchuk, as well as Steven Canals. Meanwhile, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, along with Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh for Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions, will serve as executive producers. Transgender activist director Silas Howard is also co-executive producing.

In a press release sent out by FX, Canals says that he and cohorts on the project are very excited to deliver

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