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Lizzo Speaks Out About Body Positivity, Sexuality & Gender

Lizzo Speaks Out About Body Positivity, Sexuality & Gender

Lizzo graces the cover of Teen Vogue‘s third 2018 Music Issue cover, out now.

Here’s what the 30-year-old “Good as Hell” entertainer had to say…

On sexuality and gender: “When it comes to sexuality or gender, I personally don’t ascribe to just one thing. I cannot sit here right now and tell you I’m just one thing. That’s why the colors for LGBTQ+ are a rainbow! Because there’s a spectrum, and right now we try to keep it black and white. That’s just not working for me.”

On being considered a trailblazer of body positivity: “It’s bizarre to me that what I’m saying and doing is revolutionary, because it should be so innate and first-nature. Not even second-nature. We should love ourselves first. We should look at our bodies as vehicles for success, and not a signifier of who you are, how good your p–y is, if dudes like you or not, or if you can fit certain clothes…that’s not what your body’s for.”

On her next album: “I know this is a really important time for me. I have a lot of eyes on me finally, and I’m in this place where this next album could potentially be something that goes really, really big, or it can go really, really calm…. The album has changed so many times. But the album I’ve gotten to in this moment is gonna be so unexpected, and so musical, but so me…. I want to drop it!”

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Credit: Campbell Addy; Photos: Teen Vogue
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