Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to humorously yet sincerely voice her opinion on controversial topics. This time, the talk show host touched on the subject of Mississippi’s new religious freedom bill.

“That is the definition of discrimination,” she said.

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As you might already know, governor Phil Bryant signed a bill on Tuesday that allows people to deny LGBTQ people from marriage, adoption and foster care services, fire or refusal to employ, and decline to rent or sell them property. Despite the fact that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last year, the LGBTQ community is still facing discrimination. 

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But DeGeneres knows how to tell people to not lose hope. “I was fired for being gay, and I know what it feels like. I lost everything, but look at me now," said the host.

Yes, Ellen, yes! This is why you’re amazing. Find out what else she had to say in the video above.