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Lil Nas X Reflects On His Coming Out Moment & Calls It A 'Scary Moment'

Lil Nas X Reflects On His Coming Out Moment & Calls It A 'Scary Moment'

Lil Nas X is opening up about the moment he came out during this year’s Native Son Awards.

The 22-year-old rapper was honored at the event, which celebrates Black gay and queer men who are mavericks in their profession, community, and the world.

Click inside to see what Lil Nas X shared about his coming out moment…

Lil Nas X admitted that coming out and telling the world he was gay was one of the “scariest moments of his life” and he was “afraid because I knew the world was watching, and all I ever saw for boys like me was judgment and ridicule, but it was because the world was watching, that I knew I had to stand in my truth.”

He went on during his acceptance speech, saying that “some people say I am pushing an agenda, and I am. It’s called liberation. There’s no road map when you’re the first to break a barrier, and I hope that one day it’s no longer groundbreaking for queer artists to find mainstream success…”

“Until that day comes, there’s work to do and I will continue to do my part.”

Find out what he shared about his dating life here!

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