Katy Perry during an award acceptance speech recently stunned everyone when she revealed the truth behind her hit song "I Kissed A Girl." The singer also shared about her religious upbringing during her talk.
As reported by Us Weekly, Katy Perry speaks out about her sexuality during the Human Rights Campaign Gala event in Los Angeles last Saturday. The "Chained to the Rhythm" singer received a national equality award for her efforts in advocating for the rights of the LGBT community.
Speaking before the crowd, Katy revealed about her different sexual experience with women and the truth behind her hit song "I Kissed a Girl" saying that she "did more than" kissing a girl. According to PopSugar, the 32-year-old singer shared that she has been incorporating her "truths and fantasies" in her pop songs.
The singer explained that she had a hard time growing up with religious upbringing wherein being gay was seen as taboo. Katy, as cited in the report, shared that she has spent her adolescent years struggling to pray "the gay away" during her religious youth camps during that time. The pop star added that everything changed when she stepped in the music industry.
Through her singing career, Katy said that she was able to let herself free from her "bubble." She said that these new people she has been interacting with were far more different that those who "taught her to "fear."
Other than Katy Perry, as reported in E!Online, America Ferrera also received an award during the event for promoting LGBT rights. Ferrera received the Ally for Equality award. Moreover, the awarding body, Human Rights Campaign is known to be the one of the largest civil rights group for the LGBT. The group's President Chad Griffin in a statement shared their excitement and honor prior to the conduct of the event to award Katy with such as she had served as an inspiration which in turn affected the lived of the LGBTQ people in a positive way.
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