Lilly Singh Marks 1 Year After She Came Out As Bisexual
Lilly Singh, a popular YouTuber rose to prominence and is now a name common in Hollywood. She got a show on NBC A Little Late with Lilly Singh. As the show nears, Singh reflects on her journey. In particular, Lilly posted about how she came out as bisexual.
It was a big step for the Indian-Canadian star as sexuality or the expressing of sexuality is seen as a taboo especially in the brown communities. Hence, the fans loved Lilly Singh more than ever. With changing societies and the LGBT movement in place, the fans are supportive of her sexuality. Many appreciated her statement and gave her support.
Lilly Singh Shares Thoughts On Her Sexuality
Just recently the actor took to Instagram and posted a picture of herself. She expressed her year in the post. Lilly Singh talked about how everyone was very supportive of her being bisexual. She continued,
“It’s been 1 year since I mustered up the courage to share my truth with some of my dearest friends. When I decided to come out on social media earlier this year, I did so through a very pointed post. Having shared so much of my life with an audience for so long, this is one aspect of my life I didn’t want to explain. That is what felt right and authentic to me. Having said that, it’s been a year and now I do feel compelled to share a few thoughts with those willing to read them.”
The post garnered over 500000 likes in just 18 hours. As an ambassador of the Unicef Goodwill, she ended the post with the following statement,
“Life is tough enough for the LGBTQ+ community and various other communities. Kindness, compassion and humanity can go a really long way. Add light, not darkness. Love each other,”
Inspirational Role Model to Many
Apart from being a role model to many, Lilly Singh has broken many barriers to women of color face. She’s become an established author with her book How to be a bawse that was #1 New York’s Best Seller. With the hard work she put into her career, Lilly Singh’s net worth is now $16 million. All of this is pretty inspirational for women, people of colors and those in the LGBTQ community who often face discrimination in life.
It is safe to say that she indeed is a superwoman, even if she’s let go of that title. More power to you Lilly Singh.