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Shamir performing at Oxford Art Factory in 2016
Date of birth November 7, 1994
Nationality American
Pronouns he/him or she/her
Gender identity genderless[1]
Occupation singer, songwriter, actor

Shamir Bailey (born November 7, 1994), known mononymously as Shamir, is an American singer, songwriter and actor from Las Vegas, Nevada.

In 2015 Shamir told an interviewer, "I don't identify as male or female"[2] and tweeted "Also to those who keep asking, I have no gender, no sexuality, and no fucks to give"[3] (although later identified his orientation as pansexual[4]).

Shamir uses he/him or she/her pronouns but dislikes they/them.[1][5][6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kretowicz, Steph (13 May 2015). "Shamir interview: "I was that kid who would play with action figures, then my Easy-Bake Oven."". DummyMag. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  2. Lamphier, Jason (7 May 2015). "Hot List: Shamir". Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  3. @ShamirBailey (March 23, 2015). "Also to those who keep asking, I have no gender, no sexuality, and no fucks to give 🙌😘✌" – via Twitter.
  4. @ShamirBailey (February 23, 2019). "I'm a pansexual dating a bisexual and honestly I highly recommend and I'm SO mad at my internalized biphobia from keeping me from doing this sooner" – via Twitter.
  5. @ShamirBailey (April 4, 2015). "So call me what ever you want! I Dont care or get offended if you call me "her" or "she" because I proudly embrace my fem side 😊" – via Twitter.
  6. @ShamirBailey (April 4, 2015). "@tosh_nathan no I'm one person Lol I really never got that term aha" – via Twitter.