Miley Cyrus says she identifies as pansexual after struggling with her sexuality when she was younger. She says her first ever relationship was with another female but that she's never enjoyed "acting like a girl" herself. The year-old was in a relationship with actor Liam Hemsworth between and Pansexual people are attracted to others regardless of their sex or gender. In she said she was "open to every single thing". Read more: 11 celebs open up about their gender and sexuality.
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Miley Cyrus responded to criticism after she said on Instagram Live that she thought she "had to be gay," clarifying that she doesn't believe you can choose your sexuality. Miley Cyrus has long been open with her fans about her sexuality, saying in that she identifies as pansexual. Now, however, Miley seems to have reversed course, saying in a recent Instagram Live that she thought she "had to be gay" because she thought "all guys are evil. Miley went on Instagram Live with reported boyfriend Cody Simpson and equated identifying as queer with "giving up" on cisgender men. I've only ever met one, and he's on this live.
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They were being sent to conversion therapies. The practice has been condemned by major medical associations, like the American Psychological Association and the American Medical Association , and outlawed by 20 states, including Virginia, which became the first Southern state to prohibit conversion therapy this month. Cyrus, who has said she is attracted to people regardless of their gender identity and came out as pansexual in , added that she also struggled with organized religion because of her own sexuality. Hailey Bieber, a model and the wife of singer Justin Bieber, identifies as a devout Christian. A majority of all religious groups in the United States are in favor of laws that protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in jobs, housing and public accommodations, according to a March poll from the nonprofit Public Religion Research Institute.
Miley Cyrus has divulged that she stopped going to the church she was brought up in due to issues she had with the way gay people were treated. The Hannah Montana star, who identifies as pansexual , revealed that she had a "hard time" navigating her religion in a way that worked for her as an adult as she was also learning about her own sexuality. The year-old shared: "I was also brought up in the church in Tennessee at a time in the '90s, so it was a less accepting time with all that. That is the reason why I left my church is that they weren't being accepted. They were being sent to conversion therapies.