Miley Cyrus Launches a Gender Awareness Instagram Campaign

By Sandra Song
photo by Paola Kudacki

This is Leo (@isupersheng), a 19-year-old college student from Michigan. He shares about his own identity, experiences and hopes saying: "I have a lot of different identities. I'm a writer, a filmmaker in the works, a sometimes photographer, a good public-speaker, a social media junkie, a Gleek, a feminist, an activist a movie buff, a dutiful Netflix fan. The list goes on and on. As for my gender, I identify as a trans man." 🌈 #happyhippiepresents #instapride @happyhippiefdn

A photo posted by Miley Cyrus (@mileycyrus) on

I'm launching #InstaPride today, in partnership with Instagram, to share stories of transgender and gender expansive...

Posted by Miley Cyrus on Monday, 15 June 2015

So keep your eyes peeled for new stories every day over the next two weeks. And mad props to Miley -- who told us in our new issue that she's had romantic relationships with women and that she "doesn't relate to being boy or girl" -- for no longer covering up who she is. And for encouraging others to do the same. 

Subscribe to Get More