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Ariana DeBose makes history as first queer woman of colour to win SAG film award

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West Side Story star Ariana DeBose has made LGBTQ+ history as the first queer woman of colour to win a SAG individual film award.

On 27 February, the 31-year-old won the title of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. The monumental achievement has also marked the first time an Afro-Latina actress has taken home the acting accolade.

Upon receiving her award, The Prom star took to the stage and gave an emotional speech. “Thank you. My heart is beating in my chest right now.

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