Billy Porter poses for the cover of the new issue of Allure this month, making him the first-ever male cover star in the magazine’s 29-year history. The 50-year-old star of FX’s Pose, for which he won an Emmy, rocked a variety of dramatic looks for his photoshoot, from colorful paper cutouts framing his eyes on the cover to fringed crystal sunglasses. But while these days his star has skyrocketed and he is embracing that he’s not hetero-normative, it was a struggle to get there: Speaking to the magazine, he recalled his parents sending him to therapy when he was just five years old because he was a ‘sissy’ and they wanted to fix him. The first! Billy Porter poses for the cover of the new issue of Allure this month, making him the first-ever male cover star in the magazine’s 29-year history Billy’s enthusiastic embrace of fashion and refusal to bend to hetero-normative expectations has made him an icon for many, which is why Allure editor-in-chief Michelle Lee said she is ‘thrilled’ to have him as the first man to cover the magazine. But Billy told interviewer Ashley C. Ford that the idea that he needed to be masculine actually kept… Read full this story
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