Singer Demi Lovato recently seemed to suggest that she would have identified as “non-binary” sooner if it weren’t for the “patriarchy.”
During an appearance on Jane Fonda’s live stream “Fire Drill Friday,” Lovato said the “patriarchy” dominated her life in the entertainment industry by telling her what she was supposed to be like.
“After years of living my life for other people, trying to make myself smaller for the patriarchy … they run the industry, right? They are at the center of everything. And so, when I realized that, I thought, ‘What are the ways that the patriarchy has been holding me back?’” Lovato said. “And for me, it was putting me in a box, telling me that ‘You are a female, this is what you’re supposed to like, this is what you’re supposed to do, don’t dream bigger and don’t speak louder.’ That didn’t vibe for me because I’m too outspoken for that.”
Regarding politics in this divided country, Lovato said