Halsey Signs with Columbia, Megan Fox and Demi Lovato on Gender Identity

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Halsey Signs to Columbia: Halsey announced they have officially signed to Columbia Records saying “this feels like my debut all over again.” We talk about why it’s significant that Halsey has left Capitol Records and what this means for the future of Halsey’s music. 

Megan Fox: The actress opened up about her sons’ choices to wear dresses and explains her journey in researching, understanding, and supporting their decisions in an interview with Glamour UK. This is significant representation in normalizing genderless clothing and opens the conversation to new audiences. Of course, this doesn’t go without scrutiny from the Republican party as fuel for anti-trans rhetoric. 

Demi Lovato: In an interview with GQ Hype Spain, Demi Lovato explains their reasoning for re-adopting she/her pronouns in addition to they/them pronouns. Demi said “I constantly had to educate people and explain why I identified with those pronouns. It was absolutely exhausting.” Many publications misquoted Demi in clickbait headlines, claiming that Demi was exhausted of using they/them pronouns. We address the nuances of Demi’s quotes and how the media plays a role in harmful misrepresentation.

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Sources for Halsey Signs with Columbia, Megan Fox and Demi Lovato on Gender Identity

Halsey Joins Columbia Records Following Split From Capitol Records (Rolling Stone, Larisha Paull, June 14, 2023)

Megan Fox opens up about her 9-year-old son wearing dresses (GMA, Carson Blackwelder, June 2023)

Megan Fox’s Instagram Post calling out Robby Starbuck

Republican politician Robby Starbuck given legal warning over ‘desperate’ attack on Megan Fox’s kids (The Independent)

Demi Lovato on Re-Adopting She/Her Pronouns: Using Solely They/Them Was “Exhausting” (Jo Vito, Consequence, June 14, 2023)

Demi Lovato reveals why using they/them pronouns was ‘absolutely exhausting’ (Fox News, Elizabeth Stanton, June 14, 2023)

Demi Lovato Re-Adopted ‘She/Her’ Pronouns Because Explaining ‘They/Them’ Was ‘Exhausting’ (Rolling Stone, Larisha Paul, June 14, 2023)

Demi Lovato being misquoted (mattxiv on Instagram) 

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