The thing that I really want to try and do is just live my life really openly and honestly. I think there's so much power in that, as simple as it is.— Troye Sivan
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I think that there is a lot of power in a gay guy having a really (hopefully) successful music career while just being completely openly gay and honest and happy.
I'm angry because homophobia is still a thing.
I'm the type of person who listens to like sad music when I'm sad to feel sadder, and to feel sorry for myself.
What kind of sick person would answer rainbows?
Sleeping like an internet person takes commitment, it all starts in the late afternoon.
Favorite color to paint my nails is black, always.
When I made YouTube videos, I am the one who's uploading it, I'm the one who's editing it, so I'm very in control of what I'm sharing and not sharing. Whereas in music, it's a lot more of pouring my heart out and kind of just putting it out there for the best.
I want to be able to like just chill and make whatever I want to make.
I love, love, love songwriting. It's like the most therapeutic thing in the world.
At some point in my life I would like to win a Grammy. I think that would be a good thing to do.
I ALWAYS put ketchup on my mac and cheese. Always.
You're all beautiful. And you shouldn't let anyone tell you otherwise.
I call it viewing from afar, they call it stalking.
My main goal is to try to make fun for everyone.
And to see my fans responding to it and to see them having fun is really rewarding.
I share every aspect of my life with the internet. Whether or not that's a good thing I don't know.
I love you as much as I love Nutella.
I was definitely scared of fashion growing up just because I didn't want people to think I was gay. But now that I'm out, I feel like it's such a personal journey for me that I'm going on every single day where I feel more and more confident and comfortable to wear the clothes that I want to wear, and to have the interest that I have, and to paint my nails if I want to.
I think I have to be aware of how much power words can have.
And it makes me consider everything that I say before I say it, because you can really help a lot of people, or you can really, really mess things up.
I think I realize now I was really, really scared to express myself through fashion or certain music or certain TV shows. I was petrified that anyone would ever think I was gay god forbid, and so, once I got over that I kind of could just let myself be.
If I want to be remembered as anything in this life it's just 'nice'.
I feel like being nice to others is the coolest thing anyone can be.
I realize that I'm kind of a different person than I thought I was.
I talk about things in music that I would never talk about with my best friends, which I think seems like a weird thing, but my justification in my head as to why it's okay is because it's cryptic enough and there's enough meat around it to make it all okay and no one can really prove what any of the songs mean.
There are people in the world who 1,000% will love you just the way you are.
So no matter what, keep that in mind.
I'm so thankful that I have gotten the opportunity to fulfill my life purpose of staying inside on tumblr all day.
I'm most proud of my work in the LGBTQ space.
Feels like, above all else, that's something I want to do for the rest of my life.
The only thing that really goes through my head when I'm picking out an outfit is, do I feel cool and cute. I try as much as I can to push out any worry about what anyone else is gonna think and just kinda focus on, do I think this is cool.
No one notices I'm breaking inside.
I didn't realize how much me hiding my sexuality also meant that I hid a lot of just my identity as a person.
I love retouching images on Photoshop.
I genuinely love you all and the fact that some of you are not feeling so great at the moment really really upsets me.
The thing I'm proudest of is probably like any sort of work I've done in the LGBTQ space.
There are so many people I would love to meet and say thank you for posting their videos, because hearing their stories and everything comforted me.
Sharing is caring, but I don't care.
The only way I knew I was ready to come out was I was being driven crazy by the fact that I was not out.