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Miley Cyrus has launched a new campaign to help benefit LGBT fans.
The 22-year-old singer and Happy Hippie Foundation creator took to Instagram this morning to share the cause with fans.
"I'm launching #InstaPride today, in partnership with @Instagram, to share stories of transgender and gender expansive people from around the country," she wrote Monday morning. "Over the next 2 weeks, you'll meet them and the people in their lives who support them, as we highlight their stories of resilience #happyhippiepresents @happyhippiefdn."
Miley also shared the story of one fan. "This is Leo (@isupersheng), a 19-year-old college student from Michigan," she wrote. "He shares about his own identity, experiences and hopes saying: ‘I have a lot of different identities. I'm a writer, a filmmaker in the works, a sometimes photographer, a good public-speaker, a social media junkie, a Gleek, a feminist, an activist a movie buff, a dutiful Netflix fan. The list goes on and on. As for my gender, I identify as a trans man.'"
The provocative pop star went on to tell Time magazine of her #InstaPride portrait campaign, "The portraits and the people in them are meant to serve as positive examples for young people who might be struggling to figure themselves out, as well as reference points for those who might not personally know anyone who doesn't feel at home in their own body."
"Anyone should be able to express how they feel, without question, and be able to live," Miley added. "I can stand on a stage with my tits out. It's so unfair that I'm allowed to be like this and there are two men that can't get married in f--king Nashville right now."