Sam Smith has asked fans to use the pronouns “they/them”, not “he/him”, after announcing he is “non-binary”.
The 27-year old pop star wrote on his Instagram page:
“After a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out.”
“I’ve been very nervous about announcing this because I care too much about what people think.”
Six months ago, the “Stay with Me” singer said he (sorry!), they did not feel male or female, but “I flow somewhere in between”.
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