JoJo Siwa on being pansexual and why she feels so happy. JoJo Siwa went public with being a member of the LGBTQ+ group in January and now she’s opening up much more.
In a canopy story with Folks, the 17-year-old social media star who sells out arenas mentioned she initially didn’t wish to “label” herself however was fortunately in a relationship with girlfriend Kylie Prew, 18, and was out to household and buddies.
“I nonetheless don’t know what I’m. It’s like, I wish to determine it out. And I’ve this joke. Her identify is Kylie. And so I say that I’m Ky-sexual,” Siwa mentioned. “However like, I don’t know, bisexual, pansexual, queer, lesbian, homosexual, straight.”
“I all the time simply say homosexual as a result of it simply sort of covers it or queer as a result of I feel the key phrase is cool,” she added.
Siwa additional defined how she identifies.
“I like queer,” she mentioned. “Technically I might say that I’m pansexual as a result of that’s how I’ve all the time been my entire life is rather like, my human is my human.”
JoJo Siwa will not be the primary celeb to debate being pansexual (Demi Lovato additionally just lately mentioned she is as effectively), which refers to those that are open of their sexual selections irrespective of their companions’ organic intercourse, gender, or gender identification.
And whereas the singer/dancer/actress/YouTube star mentioned there was some unfavorable response to her popping out, she’s additionally gained new followers who praised her openness.
“I’ve by no means gotten this a lot assist from the world,” she mentioned. “I feel that is the primary time that I’ve felt so personally glad.”