The Pose star, who received a standing ovation, thanked Ryan Murphy three times and quoted novelist and playwright James Baldwin in his acceptance speech, shouting "the category is love!" He added: “We as artists are the people that get to change the molecular structure of the hearts and minds of the people who live on this planet. Please don’t ever stop doing that. Please don’t ever stop telling the truth. I love you all.” ALSO: Porter calls RuPaul a friend who "paved the way for me" in dismissing speculation of a rift between them.