The LGBTQ+ group mentioned “Gimme What I Want” and Miley Cyrus obliged trigger she will’t cease, received’t cease supporting her group.
The former Disney star is set to release the “Miley Cyrus Presents Stand By You” Pride live performance special on Peacock this Friday, proper in time for the ultimate weekend of Pride month.
The 28-year-old introduced the information on Instagram, teasing followers of her many costume modifications and visitors — together with Madonna, Maren Morris, Little Big Town, Brothers Osborne, Orville Peck and Mickey Guyton — who will be part of her on the stage at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
The one-hour special will characteristic her hits and her “creative spin” on classics “in celebration of Pride,” together with renditions of “The Climb,” “Party in the U.S.A.,” “True Colors,” “We Belong” and “Dancing Queen.”
Miley might be joined by drag queens Kylie Sonique Love and Jaidynn Diore Fierce — each from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” — together with Venus Ann Serena, Sapphire Mylan, Iris Lefluer and Raquel Rea Heart.
The pop-turned-rock star described her live performance special as a “peaceful protest.”
“There are laws endangering the lgbtq+ community all around the country and even here in my home state,” she defined on Instagram. “We can’t stop and we won’t stop doing everything in our power to create the changes we want to see not just here but AROUND THE WORLD! You’ve gotta start somewhere! So I’ve begun in Nashville.”
Miley has been a vocal and energetic advocate for the LGBTQ+ group. But her place as an LGBTQ+ icon goes past her flashy aesthetic and provoking music, evident in her work inside the group.
In 2014, Miley despatched Jesse Helt, a younger homeless youth, onstage to settle for her MTV Video of the Year award for “Wrecking Ball” in honor of “the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now.” He directed viewers to donate to My Friend’s Place, a company serving to homeless youth in Los Angeles. Working with My Friend’s Place impressed Miley to begin the Happy Hippie Foundation, which went public in 2015.
The singer began the nonprofit group to “rally young people to fight injustice facing homeless youth, LGBTQ youth and other vulnerable populations,” in accordance to their mission assertion.
Then in 2016, Miley publicly joined the LGBTQ+ group when she got here out as pansexual, telling Variety, “My whole life, I didn’t understand my own gender and my own sexuality.”
She mentioned after assembly individuals who recognized as gender impartial at an LGBTQ+ middle in Los Angeles, she found her identification. “I was like, ‘Oh, that’s why I don’t feel straight and I don’t feel gay,’” she mentioned. “It’s because I’m not.”
The international star typically collaborates with members of the LGBTQ+ group, together with drag queens in her 2015 VMA efficiency of “Dooo It!” She additionally appeared on Season 11 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2019 and featured RuPaul on her music “Cattitude” that very same yr.
The “Miley Cyrus Presents Stand By You” special would be the first of three specials that Miley might be doing with NBCUniversal.