Demi Lovato's most dynamic career moments
Demi Lovato shares why she's using she/her pronouns again after coming out as nonbinary last year
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How many people can say they've reached worldwide fame, experienced a brush with death, helped hundreds of thousands of young people around the world, and battled addiction, mental health issues, the pressures of fame, and bad breakups, all before turning 30? That's Demi Lovato for you.
The versatile star has certainly lived many lives in this one, from getting her start as a Disney star to branching out with music, television, activism, and more. Lately Lovato is also encouraging public discourse around gender identity, particularly after coming out as nonbinary last year and using they/them pronouns, and now deciding to return to using she/her pronouns.
"I've actually adopted the pronouns of she/her again," Lovato recently said on the Spout podcast. "For me, I'm such a fluid person that I felt like, especially last year, my energy was balanced in my masculine and feminine energy." She continued, "When I was faced with the choice of walking into a bathroom and it said 'women' and 'men,' I didn't feel like there was a bathroom for me. Because I didn't feel necessarily like a woman, I didn't feel like a man—I just felt like a human."
Lovato personally defines identifying as nonbinary as "feeling human at your core." However, now that she has been "feeling more feminine," she decided to reintroduce she/her pronouns. Admitting that the discussion around pronouns requires a learning curve, Lovato emphasized that it's about respect. "What's important is like, no one is perfect," she said. "Everyone messes up pronouns at some point and especially when someone is learning, it's just all about respect." Lovato notably lists the pronouns they/them/she/her on Instagram.
Click through to read all about Lovato's incredible career—so far.
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