Samira Wiley Empowers LGBTQ Youth, Says “Visibility Is Essential” In GLAAD Media Awards Acceptance Speech

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EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated actress Samira Wiley took the stage Saturday to accept the Vito Russo Award during the GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York.  The Handmaid’s Tale actress delivered a personal, soul-stirring acceptance speech that not only urged visibility of the community but empowered the LGBTQ youth. Named after LGBTQ activist, GLAAD founding member, and film historian Vito Russo, the award is presented every year to an LGBTQ media professional who has made…