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Kerry Washington's GLAAD Awards Speech Will Give You Chills

Patricia Arquette and Madonna, take note.

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And, after Ellen DeGeneres presented her with the award, Washington gave a speech about otherness, intersectionality, and inclusive storytelling.

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She talked about the state of LGBT rights when DeGeneres came out in 1997 and threw some serious shade at black people today who tell her they "don't believe in gay marriage"...


Saying that unless others accept others, humanity is in big trouble.


And she finished it all with this:


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