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Demi Lovato Comes Out As Non-Binary, Singer Says It 'Allows Me To Feel Most Authentic'

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May. 19 2021, Published 5:15 a.m. ET

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Out and proud! Demi Lovato has announced that they are non-binary and their pronouns are they/them. 

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"Living in the fourth dimension means living consciously in both time and space but for me it means having conversations that transcend the typical discourse. I wanna take this moment to share something very personal with you," Lovato said in a clip from their "4D with Demi Lovato" podcast on Wednesday, May 19. 

They explained, "Over the past year and a half, I have been doing some healing and self-reflective work and through this work I've had the revelation that I identify as non-binary."

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Lovato said that they feel that identifying as non-binary 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."

"I’m still learning & coming into myself, & I don’t claim to be an expert or a spokesperson. Sharing this with you now opens another level of vulnerability for me," Lovato tweeted with the announcement.  

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"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 & know I am sending so much love your way," they concluded.

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Fans took to the comments to offer their support. 

"Demi, i love you so much. you inspire me to be a better version of myself and encourage me to live and to embrace my truth. Thank you SO much! i love you to infinity and beyond," one user gushed.

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"Incredibly proud of u u have come such a journey as human being and seeing u being beautifully u ... it’s so beautiful," another said, while a third wrote:  "I'm very proud of you and for sharing with us. I have a lot of love, admiration and respect for you!!!" 

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Earlier this year, Lovato also came out as pansexual.

When speaking to Joe Rogan, Lovato discussed their engagement to Max Ehrich coming to an end. "I also don't know if I'm going to end up with a guy, so I can't really see myself maybe getting pregnant," they explained. "I'm so fluid now — and a part of the reason why I am so fluid is because I was super closeted off." 

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Later in the interview, Lovato clarified that the term pansexual felt like the right way to define their sexuality.

"I heard someone call the LGBTQIA+ community the 'alphabet mafia,' and I was like, 'That's it. That's what I'm going with,'" they joked. "I’m part of the alphabet mafia and proud." 

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However, it was a difficult journey to come to terms with their sexuality. "I felt a lot of shame because growing up in Texas as a Christian, that's very frowned upon," the "Heart Attack" singer told Rogan. "Any attraction I had to a female at a young age, I shut it down before I even let myself process what I was feeling." 

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Lovato's recent announcement comes almost two months after dropping her candid documentary, Dancing with the Devil, which saw the singer detailing their 2018 overdose and recovery journey. 

"Demi's been a work in progress," an insider told OK! in March and said Lovato had "done a lot of self-reflection, a lot of therapy and really hit the reset." 

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