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‘Love, Simon’ won MTV’s Best Kiss & Keiynan Lonsdale delivered a beautifully queer af acceptance

For the second year running, the winner of the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss went to a same-sex pairing.

Love, Simon, the Greg Berlanti-helmed gay teen rom-com, and the first big-budget studio film of its kind to feature a gay leading man, nabbed the trophy for a memorable smooch between lead actor Nick Robinson and Keiynan Lonsdale.

Robinson wasn’t at the ceremony to accept the award, but Lonsdale delivered a touching speech (looking utterly fabulous, we might add).

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He told the crowd:

“I just want to say to every kid: You can live your dreams and wear dresses; you can live your dreams and kiss the one that you love no matter what gender they are,” Keiynan told the crowd.

“You can live your dreams and you can believe in magic; you can live your dreams, and you can be yourself.”

Last year the award went to Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome for their performance in Best Picture Oscar-winner Moonlight.

Watch Lonsdale’s speech below: