Ezra Miller has just coming out in a candid interview with OUT Magazine titled, “I’m Queer.” You probably know the 19-year-old best from his role as the nightmare that was Kevin in the film ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin alongside the amazing Tilda Swinton.’ However, this fall, Miller has another big film on the way titled, ‘The Perks Of Being A Wallflower‘. In the film, he plays Patrick (great name), an out-and-proud high schooler. I’m guessing the film has inspired him to be confident and open about his sexuality.
He and two of his co-stars (Logan Lerman and Johnny Simmon) are on the cover of OUT Magazine’s September Issue and inside is an interview with Miller where he talks openly about sex, gender, and love. Read his statement / coming out article below.
Here’s what he said in an interview with OUT Magazine:
“I’m queer. I have a lot of really wonderful friends who are of very different sexes and genders. I am very much in love with no one in particular. I’ve been trying to figure out relationships, you know? I don’t know if it’s responsible for kids of my age to be so aggressively pursuing monogamous binds, because I don’t think we’re ready for them. The romanticism within our culture dictates that that’s what you’re supposed to be looking for. Then [when] we find what we think is love — even if it is love — we do not yet have the tools. I do feel that it’s possible to be at this age unintentionally hurtful, just by being irresponsible — which is fine. I’m super down with being irresponsible. I’m just trying to make sure my lack of responsibility no longer hurts people. That’s where I’m at in the boyfriend/girlfriend/zefriend type of question.”
He also talked about having a speech impediment as an adolescent and how that coupled with his sexuality made it hard. “I was trying to kiss boys in school,” he says, and then the best friend he fooled around with turned on him. “He had some macho realization that led him to believe that I was the problem. So I went from having a stutter to being a totally gay little opera singer to being, like, a really confused queer adolescent.”
Read the full article at OUT Magazine by clicking here.