Billy Porter, Janet Mock and Megan Thee Stallion were among those to defend Iyanna Dior, who was allegedly beaten after a Minnesota protest.
The Apple TV Plus series features stunning archival footage as well as interviews with Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris and Janet Mock.
The two stars will be feted at the 2020 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles this spring.
The author and activist celebrated her agreement with Netflix, which she called the first "deal of its kind" for a transgender person.
"When your idol sees and uplifts your black greatness," the transgender rights activist wrote on Twitter.
A happy ending, perhaps, for the “Paris is Burning” set who inspired it all.
The NYC-based series will make history with its inclusive cast and production team.
Where was Angela Yee when Janet Mock needed her?