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Pink Calls Herself An 'Honorary Lesbian of Los Angeles'

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Pink has never been shy about her sexuality (or, really, any aspect of her life), and in a recent interview with The Advocate, she held fast to that tradition, telling writer Diane Anderson-Minshall that in her early days in L.A., she was an "honorary lesbian:"

The singer[...]still remembers all her girlfriends from her 20s. “I loved my little girlfriends and we kissed and we had a great time and we held hands,” she says. “When I first moved to Los Angeles, I was an honorary lesbian of Los Angeles. I wasn’t gay, but all my girlfriends were. So no, it wasn’t a big deal for me, but when [a tabloid] comes out and says, I just said I was bisexual, it’s like what? That wasn’t my truth, and I like truth. I like absolute truth.”

Is there such a thing as an honorary lesbian? We have no idea. Either way, the singer notes later in the interview that her gay fans have been her "most loyal friends," and Anderson-Minshall seems to agree, writing:
The “loyal love” she gets from lesbian fans is due in part to her iconography as well. Queer women identify with Pink, her strength, her persona, her mouthiness—and her dykey look.