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Sam Smith ‘Comes Out’ as Non-Binary and Questions Transitioning

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The British Singer says, “I do think like a woman sometimes, in my head. Sometimes I’ve questioned ‘Do I want a sex change?’

Sam Smith has ‘come out’ as non-binary saying they don’t identify as either male or female, but has considered having gender reassignment surgery in order to become a woman.

“I’ve always had a little bit of a war going within my body and my mind,” Sam said in the interview.

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The Stay With Me hitmaker made the comments in an interview with actress Jameela Jamil.

“I do think like a woman sometimes, in my head. Sometimes I’ve questioned ‘Do I want a sex change?’ 

“It’s something I still think about, like, ‘Do I want to?'”

Smith first realised that they would no longer identify as a male when they first heard the terms “non-binary” and “genderqueer.”

I’m not male or female, I think I flow somewhere in between. It’s all on the spectrum,” Smith says.

The singer says “[I’m] feminine in many ways” and describes being non-binary as being, “your own special creation”.

Smith also talked about fame and body image in the wide-ranging interview, saying that they first had liposuction at age 12 because he was “holding a lot of weight in my chest” and that body image had historically been the “the basis of all my sadness.”

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