15 ‘celebrities’ who identify as gender fluid
Gender fluid, when a person fluctuates between two or more gender identities or, simply, when someone does not necessarily identify with a fixed gender, falls within what is known as non-binary people. Furthermore, it is undeniable that with each passing day, not only has society become more aware of the obligation to deal with and speak about this topic, but also it is fully justified that it has become necessary, in a time of such importance for mental health, not to disdain, ridicule or ignore it due to the possible (and sometimes fatal) consequences, suicide being one of the main unnatural causes of death in the LGTBI community due to the lack of acceptance of its members depending on the context.
Hence the importance of the influence of their idols in these contexts, especially among the youngest. In this list we find the celebrities who have made it known that they are gender fluid people.
The actress who rose to fame with Game of Thrones and that now triumphs as a co-star of The Last of Usat 19 years old, has become the last and one of the youngest celebrities to come out as non-binary. “I guess my gender has always been very fluid. If someone used the pronoun ‘she’ with me, I wouldn’t think about it, but I knew that if someone called me ‘he’ it would be just as exciting,” he said.
The singer, winner of several Grammy awards and an Oscar award, asked through his Instagram in 2019 that from then on they refer to him with the neutral pronouns they Y them (elle, in its adaptation to Spanish) making the news known. “I am neither masculine nor feminine: I am flowing in a position that is between the two extremes. Sometimes I think like a woman and that is why I have always lived a little war between my body and my mind,” she said. In an interview with The Sunday Times, Smith also he said: “I don’t know what the correct word would be, but I feel as much a woman as a man.”
In 2015, the singer and record producer noted in a shortly-deleted tweet: “I feel like I’m in a gender-neutral space, so I’m a little biased on pronouns. [que se deben usar] for me. I do not have one [preferencia]but I wish I didn’t have to be branded as a woman all the time.” Years later, he would hate his relationship with Elon Musk because he does not support the LGTBI collective.
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The celebrities from the series Queer Eye She even had it up as an Instagram bio: “I’m non-binary.” Today he is so identified with all the pronouns: neuter, masculine and feminine. “The older I get, the more I’m gender non-binary, a gender non-conformist. Some days I feel like a man and others like a woman. Any opportunity I have to break the stereotypes of binaries, I’ll be there, “she stressed in 2019 for the magazine Out.
The actress of Daggers in the Back: The Glass Onion Mystery was initially cryptic, retweeting in January 2020 a meme from the children’s series Steven Universe in which one character asks another “Are you a boy or a girl?” and the answer is “I am an experience” together with the hashtag #I’mNonBinary. She later explained why in an interview with The Cut: “I reunited it because it had an impact on me, especially as someone who has pushed the boundaries of the genre since the beginning of my career. I feel my feminine energy, my masculine energy, and an energy that I can’t even explain.”
He unveiled it in May 2021 in his own podcast after what she herself described as a long process of “healing and self-reflection”. “Through this work, I’ve had the revelation that I identify as non-binary,” she added, as well as that she felt she was “better representing fluidity” in her “gender expression.” “It makes me feel more authentic and faithful to the person I am and the person I’m still discovering”, she pointed out, in addition to the fact that since then she wanted to be referred to using the pronouns they Y them.
In a 2014 interview with Guardianthe actress of Orange is the new black either batwoman confessed: “For a long time I thought that there was something wrong with me, that I was not the gender that I should be. It took me years but, in the end, I came to the conclusion that yes, I am very androgynous and in tune with masculine energy. I feel like I’m a boy, but I don’t feel like I should have been born with a different body, it all depends on how I dress, how I talk, and how I look. I’m in a more neutral place, that makes me happy.”
In 2018, the model and actress recognized in an interview with Vogue that she had accepted that she was gender fluid and that since then she felt much better about herself. “When I first realized that gender is so much more fluid than ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’ it was a special moment for me,” she explained.
The Golden Globe winner for playing Lady Di in the fifth season of The Crown confessed -also in vogue- last year. “In my opinion, genre is simply not something that should be watertight. And I don’t know if ever, in me, it will be; there’s always some flow to it,” she said. Earlier, in 2021, she changed her pronouns on Instagram to they Y them. Also, in an interview with The New York Timesexplained that Diana of Wales had helped her to get to know herself better.
It was in an Instagram post where the actress from Grey’s Anatomya series in which she played Callie Torres, revealed that she was gender fluid: “I have the ability to be a feminine boy, a masculine girl, a masculine boy and a feminine girl. Everything and none. Non-binary.” She has even gone so far as to play the role of a non-binary person on the series And Just Like That…sequel to sex in new york.
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Asia has the honor to be the first non-binary person to play a non-binary character on American television. It was in the series billionshaving later participated in other productions such as Orange Is the New Black Y John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. She not only said that she cried reading that her character in billions He was non-binary, but in an interview with The Huffington Post he added: “I do talk about gender fluid, because from experience my gender identity has been fluid insofar as it has always been on a broad spectrum.”
In 2015, the artist who is now triumphing around the world with her song (and revenge against her ex, Liam Hemsworth) Flowersdefended in an interview with the magazine Out speaking about the LGTBI community that gender was a social construct. “I don’t want to be a boy because I don’t want to be anything. I don’t identify with what people define as a girl or a boyand I think that’s what I needed to understand: I don’t hate being born a woman, but that’s the label that’s been put on me,” Miley explained.
The award-winning performer, who has incarnated several ambiguous or androgynous characters (Constantin, Orlando), summarized in an interview with The Wip that although she is “probably” a woman, she does not believe “that she was never really a girl”. “I was more of a boy for a long time. I don’t know, it changes over time,” Swinton settled.
The author of The Rocky Horror Picture Showwho booked the role of Riff Raff for himself in the film, has disclosed for the past decade that he has been using estrogen because his life has been oscillating “continuously between masculine and feminine”. “There are those who are mentally programmed to be either one or the other. I am in the middle”, he pointed out, to later identify himself as 70% male and 30% female.
The Aerosmith singer and father of actress Liv Tyler made it clear in his autobiography, Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?published in 2011: “I’ve been misquoted as saying I’m more female than male. Let me set the record straight: it’s more half and half. And I love the fact that my feelings are more similar to those of the puella eternis (‘the eternal maiden’, in Latin).