See Katy Perry’s Emotional Speech at Human Rights Campaign Gala

Katy Perry talked about going from her very religious upbringing to “I Kissed a Girl” and called for LGBTQ equality in an emotional speech at Saturday’s Human Rights Campaign gala, where the singer was honored with the organization’s National Equality Award. Perry’s speech begins at the 34-minute mark of the above video.

“It’s time to lead with empathy and grace and compassion now more than ever to find the unity we need now,” Perry said. “I’ll never cease…