Sam Smith came out as nonbinary in 2019.

They recently revealed in an interview with Zane Lowe, that they were “spat at” after coming out.

The transphobic attacks happened in England.

They said their personal life had been going fine since coming out but the public one had been difficult.

Smith also said they could be more expressive in the US.

Communication with their family has gotten better since coming out.

Smith said they got tired of trying to fit in.

They also revealed that they initially couldn’t express their sex and happiness through music.

But now they have come into their own and working on their own terms.