Pop star Demi Lovato is jonesing to become the next great gay icon after her recent highly-publicized visits to Pride celebrations in both NYC and LA. This week, the 21-year-old pop star is affirming her commitment to achieving marriage equality in a video for HRC’s “Americans for Marriage Equality” series.
In the clip below, Lovato says “I believe that love comes in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. So whether you’re LGBT or straight, your love is valid, beautiful, and an incredible gift. So let’s protect love and strengthen the institution of marriage by allowing loving, caring, and committed same-sex couples to legally marry.”
In June, Lovato revealed in a speech at the 2014 Logo Trailblazers event that that her grandfather came out as a gay man in the 1960’s. “I feel a lot of my spirit has come from him,” she said:
Several weeks later, she shot her official video for the hit “Really Don’t Care” on Santa Monica Blvd. during LA Pride:
You can check out more videos of celebrities endorsing marriage equality, as well as easy guides to understanding the marriage equality judicial battles happening across the country over at AmericansForMarriageEquality.org.