Sam Smith identifies as gender nonbinary
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British singer Sam Smith has come out as gender nonbinary. 

“I’m not male or female. I think I float somewhere in between,” Smith said last week on actress Jameela Jamil’s Instagram show, “I Weigh Interviews.”

Smith said he realized he was gender nonbinary after seeing the words "nonbinary" and "genderqueer" and hearing people discuss those identities, NBC News reported. The terms are used to describe people who don't identify as exclusively male or female. 

"F---, that is me," Smith thought when he saw those words. 

“Nonbinary, genderqueer is that you do not identify in a gender,” Smith said. “You are a mixture of all different things. You are your own special creation. That’s how I take it. I am not male or female. I think I float somewhere in between. It’s all on the spectrum.”

Entertainment Weekly reported that Smith still prefers the male pronouns "he" and "him." Many nonbinary individuals choose to use the gender-neutral pronouns "they" and "them."

The singer has openly spoken about his gender identity in recent years. 

"I don't know what the title would be, but I feel just as much woman as I am man," Smith told The Sunday Times in October 2017, as noted by NBC News. 

Smith, who has won multiple Grammys, said later in the interview that he's “always been very free in terms of thinking about sexuality, so I’ve just tried to change that into my thoughts on gender as well."