Kehlani Says It ‘Feels Really AffirmingWhen People Use ‘TheyPronouns: ‘You Really See Me

Kehlani Says It 'Feels Really Affirming' When People Use 'They' Pronouns: 'You Really See Me'

にとって ケラーニ, using non-binary pronouns makes them feel seen.

火曜日に, R&B singer — and mother of Adeya, 2 — opened up とのインタビューで Byrdie about embracing their non-binary identity.

I don’t mind when people say ‘she’ まったく, but something feels really affirming when people say ‘they,'” 歌手, 26, アウトレットに言った. “It feels likeyou really see me.

今年の初め, ケラーニ のブラウンウィンウィンダムバークはレズビアンとして出てきますが、彼女はまだ夫と結婚していると言います. でも, rather than focus on the act of “カミングアウト,” the singer prefers to focus on the journey.

I wish it was more of a journey discovering how I love and what I need versus putting the emphasis on having to ‘come outwith my sexual identity,” they told the outlet.


Kehlani for Byrdie
| クレジット: Ally Green

The singer-songwriter also opened up about their album, タイトル Blue Water Road, set to release in early 2022, どれの “talks about love and coming into gayness.

Their previous album, It Was Good Until It Wasn’t, でリリース 2020, addressed their relationship with former partner Javie Young-White, with whom they share daughter Adeya, 2.

今, Kehlani assured that they’re adamant on raising their daughter with the notion that there shouldn’t be an emphasis on gender.

There’s always emphasis on the gender of those we love versus who that person is,” NS “I Like Dat” 歌手は言った. “I just want to worry about if my kid loves a good person. Worry about the heart of the person you’re with. If my daughter doesn’t have to go through a journey to discover she’s straight, then she doesn’t have to go through a journey to discover if she’s gay.

They continue, “We raised her [to believe] there’s no difference. She sees her mommy with her girlfriend. She’s going to see her father with whoever he’s with. She’s going to see all her gay aunties and uncles and her trans aunties and uncles. Everything is normal. They’re going to have their own world. Don’t make them hateful little shits. Teach them to love and not judge and it’s really that simple. I don’t know how it gets so overcomplicated.

4月に戻る, Kehlani shared a similar sentiment about raising their daughter in aloudly queerenvironment.


Kehlani for Byrdie
| クレジット: Ally Green

All my friends, all her aunties, おじさん, her godparents, everybody is just loudly queer,” they said at the time in an interview with 提唱する. “Our generation already kind of broke the mold of getting to that point, so I don’t even think our kids are going to think about it as something that they have to identify and differentiate. I feel it should be normal.

We’ll be reading queer stories, queer books where the baby has two dads, two moms, two parents who don’t identify as either. Movies that have that,” 彼らは付け加えた. “She sees healthy queer couples. そう, I don’t think that she’s going to even think about it as ‘This is different from normal.’ “

今年の初め, ハルシー praised Kehlani for for being a guiding light on their journey to motherhood.

“なんて光か言いたい @kehlani お母さんになってからずっとずっと,” Halsey wrote of Kehlani at the time. “それらは私の落ち着きと平和に近づく労働の不可欠な部分でした, 彼女の旅の多くを私と共有することによって、私は彼らにとても感謝しています. みんな分かりません”

フォローアップツイートで, NS “私なしで” artist added, “人々はお互いをサポートしているアーティストについて話します、そして私が本当になじみのない地形に入っていたとき、彼女は最も個人的な方法で模範を示しました。”