“I’ve been rising a lot. I really feel so liked and accepted and I really feel like I’ve been embraced by a neighborhood actually shortly and that love has made me really feel actually free and unafraid to discover my fact,” the 20-year-old solely instructed Us Weekly on the TrevorLIVE Gala 2018 at The Beverly Hilton lodge on Sunday, December 2. “I assume I might say I’m very fortunate. I’ve by no means confronted violence or hurt for being who I’m and I’ve at all times had the assist of expressing myself as who I’m.”
The All the pieces, All the pieces star additionally shared their recommendation for younger individuals like them. “I can’t converse to everybody’s experiences, however for many who stroll in another sneakers, I might say that being born homosexual or being born black or being born nonetheless … being born the methods during which you’re persecuted is such a present and a gift,” Stenberg instructed Us. “[It] offers you such an attractive lens by which to have a look at life, as a result of I’ve discovered learn how to specific love exterior the confines which were taught.”
Stenberg caught up with Us in the future later at Equality Now’s fourth annual Make Equality Actuality Gala, the place they famous that being their genuine self has been “actually liberating.” The Hate U Give actor added: “I’m by no means interested by hiding elements of myself or feeling like I’ve to compromise them for sure constructs inside my trade.”
The Starvation Video games alum is fortunately relationship singer King Princess (actual title Mikaela Straus). Again in July, Stenberg instructed Wonderland journal that the duo bonded whereas discussing “the techniques that made us really feel small and the hassle we put in rejecting the establishments that reluctantly raised us.”
The couple have been all smiles on the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards in August whereas strolling the pink carpet and having fun with the present.
With Reporting by Taylor Ferber and Nicole Pajer