For the event, Watson chose to wear a stunning, one-shoulder sequined dress that definitely made a fashion statement...
(The sheer-shouldered dress was designed by Australian eco-luxury brand, Kitx.)
Watson chose to wear the symbol as a way to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.
Watson — who's basically an IRL Disney princess — constantly uses her platform to speak up for causes she believes in.
Watson acknowledged the groundbreaking moment in her acceptance speech.
"The first acting award in history that doesn't separate nominees based on their sex says something about how we perceive the human experience. MTV's move to create a genderless award for acting will mean something different to everyone. But to me, it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes. And that doesn't need to be separated into two different categories."