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Many of the people she’s photographing at the #Insta Pride shoot have been on long journeys to find themselves, too.
Though it was widely praised, a smaller contingency criticized how the cover shoot perpetuated cisgender standards of beauty.The campaign is a collaboration between Happy Hippie—her non-profit dedicated to helping homeless and LGBT youth—and Instagram, aimed at spreading positive images of gender-nonconforming people and the families who love them.Cyrus, wearing a yellow jumpsuit that hugs no curves and shows little skin, is talking about how she's been sexually open for years and felt androgynous long before she heard the phrase .“I had to take them off immediately because of the way I looked,” she says. I didn’t know.”Now 22, Cyrus isn't worried about offending anyone.“If I was me now, I would have been like, ‘F--- you. I’m going to have braces on the show, so kids who have braces in real life know that’s okay.’ But I didn’t have that in my mind then. “Someone said the other day to me, ‘Should you ask your advisor? “I’m like, ‘If I have an advisor, they should have been fired two years ago.'” And when Cyrus does offend someone, she doesn't jump to apologize. Sarah Palin and onetime contestant, lashed out at Cyrus on her blog in a post titled, "Miley Cyrus Claims She’s ' Least Judgmental Person Ever,' Calls Christians ' Insane Motherf---ers.'" Palin took issue with comments included in the magazine interview, accusing Cyrus of being open-minded only toward people who think like her.But she says she keeps doing it to challenge people: "I'm using it as a power stance," she says.
"It's funny to see people try to look me in the eye."Like a college student exploring gender and sexuality in a very public seminar, Cyrus is combing back over the experiences of her youth in search of new kinds of understanding.
"That made me feel like I had to be a femme-bot, which I’m not.
And then when I was with a girl, I felt like, ‘Oh s---, she’s going to need someone to protect her, so I’m going to need to have this macho energy.’ And that didn’t feel right either.” Cyrus says she sat in a restaurant with her male date last Valentine’s Day and started crying, looking at the older heterosexual couples around her.
(Except the profanity, which she uses at roughly the same rate teens use emoji.) Occasionally she slows, camping up her light Nashville drawl to mock the conservative politicians who are at odds with her new social-justice mission: teaching America that there's more to gender than deciding someone is a girl or boy in the delivery room—and supporting people across the gender spectrum. It has nothing to do with any parts of me or how I dress or how I look.
Cyrus counts herself among the people who don't feel they fit in the traditional boxes, saying she doesn’t like the labels , though she's settled on the latter for now. It’s literally just how I feel,” Cyrus says during a break from taking pictures for Happy Hippie Presents #Insta Pride in Los Angeles last month.
She's also reflecting on how dissatisfied she felt in past romances, especially with the expectations for how men and women are supposed to act.