Two Years After ‘Coming Out’ as ‘Pansexual’, Atheist Female Singer Janelle Monae Now Identifies as ‘Non-Binary’
Janelle Monáe is clarifying her gender identity. On anepisode of Red Table Talk, the singer declared that she is nonbinary. The 36-year-old previously came out as pansexual, meaning that she’s attracted to people regardless of their sex or gender identity, in 2018 when she was on the cover of Rolling Stone. In 2020, she seemed to identify as nonbinary when she retweeted a meme with the hashtag #IAmNonbinary before telling Variety that she was “exploring.” On Wednesday, she explained just how she’s come to terms with who she is.