“She made me proud of my weirdness!” Sam Smith revealed that Lady Gaga helped them adapt to non-binary gender identity
Last September, Sam Smith publicly stated that they were non-binary and appeared in their pronouns.
Now, the 28-year-old singer revealed that it was the 34-year-old singer Lady Gaga who helped them adapt to their non-binary gender identity.
The female singer who Sam thought was “born this way”
Praiseable honor: 28-year-old Sam Smith revealed that it was 34-year-old singer Lady Gaga that helped them adapt to their non-binary gender identity
In the Vogue video, Sam explained how LGBTQ activist Lady Gaga helped them accept themselves.
Sam said: “Gaga may be the reason I really accepted gender. I was only 15 years old when “Fame” came out and I was obsessed with Lady Gaga.
“She totally allowed me to be myself and proud of my weirdness. This is a form of expression, but also strangely a form of protection.
Sam-who is also openly gay-said that Gaga’s music helped them tell school bullies to “keep away” from them because they knew their bodies might be “confident and powerful.”
A firm friend: Sam spoke in a Vogue video, explaining how LGBTQ activist Lady Gaga helped them to accept themselves (Photo taken in 2016)
Iconic character: “Gaga may be the reason why I really accepted gender. Sam explained that I was 15 when “fame” appeared, and I was fascinated by Lady Gaga.
Elsewhere in Vogue’s video, Sam also discusses how makeup can be a key part of the journey of a non-binary performer.
They said: “Your gender is not important, makeup is a way of expression, and it feels good. For me, makeup is just a way to express my gender.
Last year, when I changed my pronouns and really spoke out my gender expression and gender fluidity, I started to fall in love with cosmetics again.
proud! The female singer who Sam thought was “born this way” gave them: “Allow to be proud of their weirdness!” (Picture in December 2019)
amazing! “She totally allowed me to be myself and was proud of my weirdness. This is a form of expression, but also strangely a form of protection.
Last September, the popular story makers of “Too Good At Goodbyes” revealed that they were non-binary. They said at the time that they decided to “embrace” their gender identity after “fighting” with them for a lifetime.
Sam wrote on social media at the time: “Today is really a beautiful day, so let it go. I decided to change the pronoun to “them”.
“After fighting my gender all my life, I decided to embrace myself because I was inside out… (sic)”