Sam Smith references gender identity with new tattoo
Sam Smith has unveiled a new tattoo that gives a nod to their gender identity.
The singer, 28, shared in 2019 that they are non-binary and use they/them pronouns.
Their new arm inking appears to reflect that, as it features a short-haired figure without a shirt on posing in front of a mirror, while wearing high heels
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The snap was posted on Instagram by tattoo and piercing shop The London Social, along with another of Smith standing alongside tattoo artist Miles Langford.
"ICON @samsmith Thanks for getting tattooed," said the caption.
Smith’s fans were impressed with the new etching, with many posting “love it” and saying it was “amazing”.
“Such a beautiful tattoo for a beautiful soul,” said one fan, while another said it was “amazing work on a one of a kind person”.
Strictly’s Neil Jones said it was “incredible”.
Smith came out as non-binary two years ago, writing on Instagram at the time: “Today is a good day so here goes... I’ve decided I am changing my pronouns to THEY/THEM.”
“After a lifetime of being at war with my gender, I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out,” said the Money On My Mind singer.
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“I’m so excited and privileged to be surrounded by people that support me in this decision but I’ve been very nervous about announcing this because I care too much about what people think but f*** it!”
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