Demi Lovato wears gender inclusive bathroom symbol during Billboard Music Awards performance
Demi Lovato used her performance at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards to make a statement. While singing “Cool for the Summer” she wore a black jersey emblazoned with a gender-inclusive public restroom logo, which features a silhouette of a person wearing half skirt, half pants.
The move was in keeping with her and Nick Jonas’ recent stance against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law, HB2, which requires transgender people to use the bathroom designated to their gender at birth. Last month Jonas and Lovato canceled their upcoming North Carolina tour date in opposition of the bill.
“After much thought and deliberation, we have decided to cancel our Honda Civic Tour: Future Now shows in Raleigh and Charlotte,” both musicians posted on Twitter at the time. “One of our goals for the tour has always been to create an atmosphere where every single attendee feels equal, included, and accepted for who they are.”