Nava Mau Shines (and Subverts Transgender Stereotypes) on HBO’s ‘Genera+ion’
When Nava Mau first twirls onto the screen as Ana in HBO Max’s Genera+ion, she’s a vision in pink. Her character’s niece needs help with her makeup for a party, and Ana eagerly rushes over in a robe with her curls pinned up around her face. She cranks up Paulina Rubio’s 2000 hit “Y Yo Sigo Aqui,” before spinning her niece around and applying a tint to her lips. “Tonight we’re going to have a little kiki [chat] about toxic masculinity,” she jokes when gunshots from her nephew’s video game interrupt their fun. It’s a perfect introduction to Ana—the cool tía, someone whose maternal instincts are complemented by her nonjudgmental attitude. She’s the kind of person you’d rush to for advice that you’d never ask…View Original Post
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