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Maren Morris Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month By Coming Out As Bisexual

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The Grammy winner acknowledged Pride over the weekend by addressing her own sexuality for what appears to be the first time.

Maren Morris is celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a clarification about her own sexuality.

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter revealed on Instagram Sunday that she is bisexual.

“happy to be the B in LGBTQ+,” she wrote alongside a carousel of photos from the Phoenix, Arizona, stop on her RSVP Redux Tour. “happy pride.”

In two of the photos, Morris can be seen holding a rainbow flag while onstage.

By Monday, the post had received a plethora of supportive comments from fans as well as some of Morris’ famous pals.

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“HAPPY PRIDE!!!!! thanks for being an inspiration and what a special pride this one is,” fellow singer-songwriter Allison Ponthier wrote.

Added Scott Hoying of the famed acapella pop group Pentatonix: “Love you so much Maren!!!!!”

Morris split from husband Ryan Hurd, a fellow musician, in 2023 after about five years of marriage. The former couple share a 4-year-old son, Hayes Andrew.

In the past few years, Morris has emerged as one of country music’s most outspoken LGBTQ+ rights advocates, often denouncing homophobic and transphobic legislation, both in interviews and while performing onstage. In 2022, she traded barbs with Brittany Aldean, the wife of country singer Jason Aldean, online over the conservative couple’s comments about transgender children.

Last September, Morris said she planned to exit the country music genre because of its failure to become more accessible to female artists, LGBTQ+ musicians and performers of color.

“After the Trump years, people’s biases were on full display. It just revealed who people really were and that they were proud to be misogynistic and racist and homophobic and transphobic,” she told the Los Angeles Times in September. “All these things were being celebrated, and it was weirdly dovetailing with this hyper-masculine branch of country music. I call it butt rock.”

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“I thought I’d like to burn it to the ground and start over,” she added with regard to country music specifically. “But it’s burning itself down without my help.”

 

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