Editor’s note: In this segment, Here & Now guest Femi Oke misgendered Demi Lovato. We regret the error and will continue to work to get our pronouns right.
Popstar Demi Lovato announced on their new podcast "4D" that they identify as non-binary and use the pronouns they/them.
Lovato is known for vulnerability and openness when it comes to personal struggles with addiction and mental illness.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Femi Oke, host of "The Stream" on Al Jazeera English about the significance of Lovato's revelation and the conversations it's sparking on social media.
This segment aired on May 21, 2021.