Miley Cyrus attends amfAR Inspiration Gala with 'agender' date
Miley Cyrus attended amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York on Tuesday night (16.06.15) with an "agender" date on her arm.
The 22-year-old singer - who is a notable advocate for the LGBT community, having previously revealed she's had relationships with men and women - turned up for the sixth annual Inspiration Gala with her friend Tyler Ford by her side.
Prior to the event - which raised money for the fight against AIDS - Miley wrote on her Instagram account: "Meet Tyler (@tywrent), a 24 year old living in New York City, and my date for @amfar tonight!!! Tyler is a q***r, biracial, agender person, whose pronouns are they/them/theirs (sic)"
The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker - who proudly revealed her hairy armpits while posing on the red carpet - also quoted Tyler talking about the experiences as an agender person.
The quote read: "My whole life, I was led to believe that there were only two genders. I thought I had to shrink myself to fit into a box that was never going to contain me. It took years for me to find words for my gender identity, and to feel comfortable expressing myself as I am."
Tyler is a close friend of Ariana Grande, and the 21-year-old star took to Instagram to voice her support for the duo.
She wrote: "i am so proud of my friends. today'ssss a beautiful day @mileycyrus @tywrent #happyhippiepresents #instapride good luck w your beauuutiful speech. (sic)"