"Over the past year and a half I've been doing some healing and self-reflective work and through this work, I've had the revelation that I identify as non-binary," they said in a video on their feed. "With that said, I’ll officially be changing my pronouns to they/them. I feel that this best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression and allows me to feel most authentic and true to the person I both know I am and still am discovering."
Still, Demi said they're going to continue to dress the way they want to. "There might be a time when I want to wear a full wig," they said on their podcast, 4D with Demi Lovato. "There might be a time when I want to dress completely femme-presenting and that doesn't mean that in that moment I'm identifying as a woman, it just means that's what I want to wear in that moment."
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2) Emma Corrin
Before they landed a role alongside Harry Styles in My Policeman, Emma Corrin portrayed Princess Diana on season 5 of Netflix's The Crown.They quietly came out in July 2021 when they changed their pronouns in their Instagram bio to "they/she." In an August 2021 interview with The New York Times, Emma revealed that Princess Diana's "openhearted" nature inspired them to explore their own gender identity. "I feel like Diana helped me explore so many depths of myself and really do a big internal discovery of what I was feeling about everything because she was a very complex person," they told the outlet.
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3) Jonathan Van Ness
Jonathan Van Ness has revealed that he is non-binary in an interview with Out, "The older I get, the more I think that I’m non-binary — I’m gender nonconforming. Like, some days I feel like a man, but then other days I feel like a woman. I don’t really — I think my energies are really all over the place. Any opportunity I have to break down stereotypes of the binary, I am down for it, I’m here for it."
Jonathan also said that he prefers he/him pronouns and that he only recently learned about being non-binary. "I just didn’t know what the name was. I’ve been wearing heels and wearing makeup and wearing skirts and stuff for a minute, honey. I just like didn’t know that that meant — that I had a title."
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4) Janelle Monáe
Janelle Monáe (who's also pansexual) came out as non-binary in January 2020. They actually revealed it on Twitter with the #IAmNonbinary when quote-tweeting a now-deleted Steven Universe meme that read "Are you a boy or a girl? I’m an experience." In an interview with The Cut, Janelle gave more detail about their decision. "I retweeted the Steven Universe meme ‘Are you a boy or a girl? I’m an experience’ because it resonated with me, especially as someone who has pushed boundaries of gender since the beginning of my career. I feel my feminine energy, my masculine energy, and energy I can’t even explain," they said.
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5) Sam Smith
Before the release of their second album, Sam Smith told The Sunday Times that they identified more in the middle on the gender spectrum. "I don’t know what the title would be, but I feel just as much a woman as I am man," they said. Sam officially came out as non-binary during an interview for "I Weigh" and uses they/them pronouns.
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6) Cara Delevingne
In 2018, supermodel and Only Murders in the Buildingstar, Cara Delevingne revealed that she embraced her genderfluid identity. "When I first realized that gender is so much more fluid than ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’ it was a breakthrough moment for me," she told Vogue.
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7) Elliot Page
When Elliot came out as transgender in December 2020, he revealed that he also identifies as non-binary. "I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer," he wrote. "And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. To all the trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse, and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you, and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better."
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8) Amandla Stenberg
Amandla first came out as non-binary in a Tumblr post in 2016. Since then, they have been a been an open activist for more representation in the media and starred in a number of movies including The Hate U Give and The Darkest Minds.
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The "Daisy" hitmaker is non-binary and uses she/her and they/them pronouns. While talking about one of her songs on Twitter: "i am pansexual and genderfluid i just didn’t feel ready to tell the internet yet but i guess now’s a good time since everyone’s doing a dissection into my sexuality and gender identity."
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10) Bob the Drag Queen
In October 2019, Bob The Drag Queen shared how he identifies on Twitter. "For the record I identify as Pansexual and non binary," he wrote. He also admitted that he prefers binary pronouns (he/him/she/her) in another tweet.
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11) Sara Ramirez
Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez has been open about their identity and even played a non-binary character on HBO Max's And Just Like That. "In me is the capacity to be Girlish boy Boyish girl Boyish boy Girlish girl All Neither #nonbinary," they wrote on Instagram in August 2020.
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12) Lachlan Watson
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star is currently breaking down barriers as one of the youngest non-binary actors in the industry. On Netflix's What I Wish You Knew: About Being Nonbinary, Watson said, "I identify as both non-binary and pansexual, which are two very fancy ways of saying I don’t care."
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13) Asia Kate Dillon
Asia made history when they became the first non-binary actor starring on TV. Their big breakout role as Taylor Mason in Billions was the first non-binary character to regularly appear on TV. They've also said that playing Taylor made them realize that they are also non-binary.
"When I read the script for episode two and I saw the 'they, theirs and them,' that’s when the tears started to well up in my eyes," they told Refinery 29. "Then when I read Axe’s response, which is, 'Okay,' and then the scene just continues, that’s what ultimately moved me to full-fledged tears."
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14) Angel Haze
Angel Haze has been breaking barriers in the rap scene after her first successful album, Dirty Gold, came out in 2013. She identifies as agender and revealed in 2016 that she doesn't have a preference towards pronouns. "If you call me ‘him’ or ‘her’ it doesn’t matter to me. I don’t consider myself of any sex. I consider myself an experience," she told The Evening Standard.
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15) Tom Phelan
The Fosters star Tom Phelan is known for being a non-binary actor who first broke out into the scene as Cole, a transgender teen, on the hit Freeform show. They confirmed that they are non-binary on their Twitter page and recently revealed in a YouTube video that they prefer they/them pronouns.
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16) Shea Couleé
There are a lot of drag performers who identify as non-binary or genderfluid, and Shea Couleé is one of them. Out of drag, Shea uses they/them pronouns and while she's in drag, she uses she/her pronouns. In an interview with Them, Shea opened up about her journey with identity. "Once I started to use drag as gender performance, to study that and understand my identity through that, I feel now that being a gender non-binary person occupying drag spaces is freeing," she said. "Everything I'm doing when I'm in those spaces is as authentically me as I can be."
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17) Nico Tortorella
Younger star Nico Tortorella has been open about their gender identity for quite some time now. While appearing in a video with Trinity Taylor, they revealed that they are genderfluid and prefer gender-neutral pronouns.
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18) Indya Moore
Indya played a trans woman on FX's Pose, but they identify as non-binary in real life. "I'm non-binary but I don't really talk about it that much," they said in conversation with their co-star, MJ Rodriguez, for L'Officiel. "I don't feel like people really are there yet for understanding it, which I don't mind, but I also acknowledge the way people see me as a woman."
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19) Ser Anzoategui
Before they came out as non-binary, Ser played Daysi Cantu on East Los High. Soon after, they became the breakout character on Vida for their role as Eddy. According to Remezcla, "they describe themself as a non-binary Latinx/Chicanx actor/playwright/artivist."
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20) Ellie Desautels
As a genderqueer actor, Ellie is most known for their role as Michael in Rise. They have been an open activist focusing on queer and mental health representation in the media. They are also continuing to work on their music career.
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21) Ruby Rose
Ruby has been pretty open about her gender-fluid identity and even released a short film about it back in 2014. "I am very gender fluid and feel more like I wake up every day sort of gender neutral," she told News Corp Australia. She has also said that she prefers she/her pronouns for the time being, although, she had previously wanted to transition from female to male.
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22) Jacob Tobia
LGBTQ rights activist Jacob Tobia has been open about their genderqueer identity in their writing. In 2015, they wrote an essay for MTV talking about being genderqueer, "I’m a genderqueer person who was assigned male at birth and likes to rock high heels and lipstick, but in the current moment of visibility for transgender women and men, very few people can seem to get my identity right." They recently released a memoir, Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story, earlier this year.
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23) Olly Alexander
For Spotify's Press Play For Pride in 2016, Years & Years' lead singer Olly Alexander said "I feel very non-binary, and you know, I identify as gay and queer and non-binary." Olly uses he/him pronouns.
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24) Adore Delano
RuPaul's Drag Race alum Adore Delano told Billboardin 2017 that she identifies as non-binary and uses she/her and he/him pronouns. "I want to explore that whole idea that gender isn’t a real thing – that it’s just something they came up with to categorize and control people," she told the outlet.
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26-year-old singer Shamir broke out on the music scene in 2014 with his single, "On The Regular," but the non-binary star opened up about the lack of diversity in the queer music movement in a 2020 interview with Billboard. "We need far more representation — the music we have now is not varied enough, and it definitely isn't black enough," he explained. "I'm operating in the hopes that me putting myself out in the mainstream again will be a good look for black non-binary people."
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Here are some of the biggest genderfluid and non-binary celebs who are breaking the gender mold.