Singer-songwriter Betty Who has joined
the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Equality Rocks campaign.
“Equality Rocks is a public
engagement campaign featuring prominent musicians – both American
and international – who support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
and queer equality,” the campaign's
“The thing that has excited me has
been how much more normalized it has become to be a part of the LGBTQ
community,” Betty Who said in a video released Wednesday. “The
stories I want to tell in my music are specific to finding yourself,
growing up a lot and falling in love. All I want to do is create a
safe space for people to come and be themselves and feel like they’re
not being judged.”
Betty Who recently shared that she has
dated men and women.
“I have been in relationships with
both men and women,” she said. “I have been deeply,
Earth-shatteringly in love with both men and women.”
Other artists who have joined the
campaign include Starley, Will Wiesenfeld, Shea Diamond, Michael
Blume, Jussie Smollett, Hayley Kiyoko, Wilson Phillips, Portugal The
Man, A Great Big World, Megan Hilty, Daya, Brendon Urie, MUNA, the
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Neon Trees, Florence and the Machine, Phoenix, Sara
Bareilles, Tegan and Sara, Sleater-Kinney and Animal Collective.