Troye Sivan On New Music, LGBT Acceptance & Adjusting To Fame

Australian singer Troye Sivan goes one-on-one with Larry King, opening up about his coming out process and the future of LGBT acceptance. Troye also discusses what lies ahead for his budding music career & infamous YouTube channel.

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When Larry King asking him about his decision to be an openly gay artist, Troye Sivan told King that he decided to come out to his family at age 15.

Troye Sivan tells Larry King

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“The thing that kind of inspired me to come out to my family and give me that initial strength was going on to YouTube and watching a bunch of coming out videos,” he tells Larry King.

“Those videos made me realise the different kinds of reactions you can get, but ultimately it just gave me hope and strength” , he adds.

“And so I came out to my family and just became so comfortable over the years, and at the same time I built up a YouTube audience of my own, so I thought it was my opportunity to give back to the community.”

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Photo Eva Rinaldi [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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