Demi Lovato has opened up about using she/her pronouns again in addition to they/them pronouns after coming out as non-binary two years ago.
In an interview with GQ Spain published on Tuesday, the “confident” singer reflected on her own gender identity after having to always educate people and explain why they use pronouns. , said he decided to reintroduce his own pronouns.
“I’m really exhausted,” Lovato told fashion magazine in a conversation translated from Spanish by USA Today. “That’s one of the reasons I’ve come to feel comfortable with feminine pronouns…just tired.”
In May 2021, Lovato came out as non-binary during the pilot episode of the podcast 4D. At the time, she said she planned to “officially change” her pronouns to them. Because they feel “the most authentic and true” to “cool for the summer” artists.
About a year later, Lovato announced on an episode of The Spout Podcast that she had started using her pronouns again because she felt “more feminine.” She (Lovato chose to use her own pronouns in the GQ interview.)
The Disney Channel alum also told GQ about certain restrictions placed on nonbinary people in society, such as gender-segregated restrooms and government documents that don’t contain gender-neutral identifiers.
The ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ hitmaker is forced into the women’s restroom even though she doesn’t ‘fully relate’ and ‘feels more comfortable in a genderless bathroom’ Say it happens often.
“When you fill out forms that require you to specify your gender, such as government documents…there are only two options, male or female, but none of them make sense to me,” she told GQ. .
“I don’t have women anymore, so I think I’ve conditioned myself to choose women.” [options]. This has to change. We hope to have more options as time goes on. ”
This isn’t the first time Lovato has expressed exhaustion after sharing his life and personal struggles with so many through music, interviews, podcast appearances and multiple documentaries.
In a 2022 interview with The Times, the “Camp Rock” star declared, “I’m done spoon-feeding myself to the media.”
“These are my pronouns and this is who I am,” she said.
“I expose myself so that’s what people should appreciate. And I can’t turn off what I’m not. I’m tired of explaining myself. I’m so tired. With all due respect, I’m not going to answer any questions you don’t want you to know, and I think it’s an empowering place because I’ve shared everything with you all my life. ”