Is Katy Perry Gay or Bi? What Did She Say About Her Sexuality

Whether you heard Katy Perry’s song I Kissed a Girl or not, you must have questions about her sexual label. She has been keeping her followers confused. 

Katy Perry by Joella Marano licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

One time her song gave homophobic vibes (Ur So Gay song), and another time it gave bisexual vibes. So you also must be confused. Check this article to learn the truth. 

We’ve listened to what Katy Perry said about her sexual orientation and analyzed her personal life to understand her authentic sexuality. So why don’t you learn it with us? Let’s get started. 

Singer Katy Perry Hinted Her Sexuality Was Gay Before 

When singer Katy Perry released her solo, ‘I Ki*sed a Girl,’ and achieved fame, her growing fans thought she was bisexual. For years the conflict remained between a group of Katy’s fans who believed the singer to be gay and the other believed her to be bisexual. 

But hey, as she only dated men, most people considered the ‘Dark Horse’ singer straight. Finally, years ago, Katy Perry revealed the truth about her sexuality. She talked about how she didn’t understand sexuality once and how she ‘prayed the gay away.’ 

She discussed this severe matter in her speech after accepting the ‘National Equality Award’ in 2017. Katy was religious but, at the same time, gay. So, she had to pray to God to make her straight.

Katy Perry said, “I kissed a girl, and I liked it. Truth be told, I did more than that.But how was I going to reconcile that with the gospel-singing girl raised in youth groups that were pro-conversion camps?”

She added, “So for most of my unconscious adolescence, I prayed the gay away at my Jesus camps.” Well, she hasn’t directly mentioned her sexual orientation as gay or bisexual. 

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However, she gave a clear hint that she once liked women. Katy Perry also wanted to bring some change into her song ‘I Kissed a Girl.’ She said if she could change the song lyrics, she would remove the stereotypes—for example, the part of her lyrics that tells people that bisexuality is wrong. 

She thinks these days, sexuality is more fluid, and so this part of her lyrics needs to be changed. Since she did more than just kissing with a girl and liked men (as her other songs say), it’s understandable that singer Katy Perry is bisexual.

However, she has never openly dated a lady, and it may be because she wanted men more than women. 

After Sharing Shocking Facts About Her Sexuality, Katy Perry Wished Happy Pride in 2018 

It was in 2017 when she opened up about her bisexuality in an award show. The following year in 2018, she openly wished ‘happy pride’ to LGBTQ. 

She wrote on her official Twitter, “Happy #PRIDE month. I see you and I love you 🌈❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🌈.” This also hints that she may have accepted her bisexuality and is happy about it. 

Katy Perry tweet about pride month

Final Words

Katy Perry has always been so supportive of all types of people. She thinks everyone is equal regardless of gender, sexuality, race, and age. 

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Her concerns about LGBTQ people have already created doubts in fans’ minds. And it seemed to be true. Katy Perry is bisexual and she indirectly admitted it at an award function.

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