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P!nk has revealed she’s raising her children without forcing a gender or sexuality on them

Josh Jackman December 4, 2017
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P!nk has spoken about raising her children to choose their own gender.

The Beautiful Trauma star, whose new album went straight to number one in the US, has a history of speaking out about against gender stereotypes.

Earlier this year at the MTV VMAs, the star made an impassioned defence of people who, like her six-year-old daughter Willow, dress in gender non-conforming ways.

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And she has now opened up about how she’s raising her daughter and 11-month-old son Jameson without enforcing gender or sexuality on them.

“We are a very label-less household,” she told The Sunday People.

“Last week Willow told me she is going to marry an African woman.

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“I was like: ‘Great, can you teach me how to make African food?’

“And she’s like: ‘Sure mama, and we are going to live with you while our house is getting ready.'”

This, it seems, was a bridge too far for the megastar.

“I was like: ‘What the f***, who are you?

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19:  Carey Hart and P!nk attend the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
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“‘Who is paying for this by the way?'”

The singer, whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore, has spoken frequently about how fans mistakenly believe she is a lesbian, despite having children with husband Carey Hart.

In October, P!nk addressed her sexuality, calling on people to “leave it alone.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 23: (L-R) Motorcycle Racer Carey Hart, Willow Sage Hart and singer-songwriter P!nk attend the premiere of Disney's "Alice Through The Looking Glass at the El Capitan Theatre on May 23, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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“I just wanna live my life. I don’t need you to put me in a box or to figure me out or to figure out what I am.

“Cos I don’t know yet. And I never say never.”

It appears that – understandably – she doesn’t want her children to have to deal with similar misconceptions.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 23: Singer-songwriter P!nk attends the premiere of Disney's "Alice Through The Looking Glass at the El Capitan Theatre on May 23, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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The 38-year-old musician also spoke about how institutions such as schools were taking steps to make all students feel comfortable about gender, instead of imposing one on them.

“I was in a school and the bathroom outside the kindergarten said: ‘Gender Neutral – anybody’, and it was a drawing of many different shapes,” she recalled.

“I took a picture of it and I wrote: ‘Progress’.

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“I thought that was awesome. I love that kids are having this conversation,” the star added.

She also said that more than any gender, she feels like a mother.

“I’m much more mum than I am anything else, said P!nk. “Absolutely 100 per cent.

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: P!nk attends the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 22, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
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“They are my everything. It’s the two best decisions I ever made. Every decision I make is a choice because it affects my family,” she added, smiling.

“I’m a f***ing grown up now, it’s so weird.

“I’m still a 12-year-old boy.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18:  Recording artists P!nk (L) and John Legend perform onstage at A+E Networks "Shining A Light" concert at The Shrine Auditorium on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for A+E Networks)
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The star also revealed that her daughter had come up with a hilarious nickname for President Donald Trump.

Trump’s administration has endeavoured to strip LGBT people of protections since taking office.

This has included revoking President Barack Obama’s guidance that transgender students be allowed to use whatever facilities they choose in public schools.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 23:  (L-R) Motorcycle Racer Carey Hart, Willow Sage Hart and singer-songwriter P!nk attend the premiere of Disney's "Alice Through The Looking Glass at the El Capitan Theatre on May 23, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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And it turns out that Willow is just as furious with Trump as the rest of us – even going so far as to call him Donald Duck Trumpet.

“I don’t correct her,” said P!nk. “And I should, because it’s disrespectful, but it’s like – ‘f*** it’.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30:  Grammy award winner P!nk celebrates nationwide launch of UNICEF Kid Power with NYC school children at PS 242 on November 30, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for UNICEF)
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“I feel like we are all in this ­permanent state of f*** it.

“I can’t imagine being a third-grader and this being the first example of what it means to be President. I throw my hands up in the air every day.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01:  P!nk performs on stage at the 11th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball Honoring Orlando Bloom, Mindy Grossman And Edward G. Lloyd at Cipriani, Wall Street on December 1, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for UNICEF)
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“It’s unbelievable,” she continued.

“It’s not funny at all. It’s un-f***ing-believable. I want to skip ahead to the part that it’s over and we start the clean-up process.”

More: Agender, Children, entertainment, gender, genderless, jameson, Music, P!Nk, parents, sexuality, US, US, Willow

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