09/29/2015 09:56 am ET

Kerry Washington Offers Empowering Message To LGBT Youth

Here's another reason to love Kerry Washington!

Actress Kerry Washington dropped in for AOL Build last week to discuss a number of topics, including winning GLAAD's Vanguard Award earlier this year, and gave an empowering message to LGBTQ youth who are struggling.

"The notion that we are not enough is a lie. And I think more young people need to know that. When you have that thought that you're not enough -- that's based on a lie... Somebody said or did something to you to make you feel like you're not enough, and that's not true. You are everything that you need to be," she said. "You are exactly who you need to be." Check out more below.


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