Demi Lovato got here out as non-binary and revealed new pronouns on Wednesday, May 19.
The “Dancing With the Devil” singer, 28, introduced the information by way of Instagram as they launched their new podcast, “4D With Demi Lovato.”
“Today is a day I’m so happy to share more of my life with you all — I am proud to let you know that I identify as non-binary and will officially be changing my pronouns to they/them moving forward,” they wrote within the caption of their IGTV video. “This has come after a lot of healing and self-reflective work. I’m still learning and coming into myself, and I don’t claim to be an expert or a spokesperson.”
The Camp Rock alum added that they know this “opens another level of vulnerability for me,” however they wished to assist others who establish outdoors the gender binary. “I’m doing this for those out there that haven’t been able to share who they truly are with their loved ones. Please keep living in your truths and know I am sending so much love your way,” they wrote.
In the minute-and-a-half clip, Lovato elaborated on why they really feel extra snug with a non-binary id.
“I feel that this best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression and allows me to feel most authentic and true to the person I both know I am and still am discovering,” they mentioned.
Lovato welcomed gender non-conforming writer and performer Alok Vaid-Menon for the primary episode of their podcast. They met Vaid-Menon, 29, when Sam Smith introduced the singer to a poetry studying, and the Texas native realized they recognized with the tales being advised from non-binary views.
Lovato has lengthy been vocal about being a member of the LGBT neighborhood. In the 2017 documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, they opened up about loving each women and men. “I am open to human connection, so whether that’s through a male or female, it doesn’t matter to me,” they mentioned on the time.
Since then, Lovato has embraced the “queer” label since breaking apart with ex-fiancé Max Ehrich in September 2020. “When I started getting older, I started realizing how queer I really am,” Lovato advised Glamour in March. “This past year I was engaged to a man, and when it didn’t work, I was like, this is a huge sign. I thought I was going to spend my life with someone. Now that I wasn’t going to, I felt this sense of relief that I could live my truth.”
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