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“i am so overwhelmed, and i am so overjoyed to have lived long enough to see this day. james baldwin said, ‘it took many years of vomiting up the filth i was taught about myself and halfway believed before i could walk around this earth like I had a right to be here. i have the right. you have the right. we all have the right.” - billy porter’s 2019 emmy award acceptance speech