“I’ve sometimes sat and questioned, do I want a sex change? It’s something I still think about: ‘Do I want to?’ I don’t think it is,” he said.
“When I saw the nonbinary, genderqueer, and I read into it, and I heard these people speaking, I was like, ‘F**k, that is me.’”
He continued, “I've always had a war between my body and my mind.” He said he had liposuction when he was 12 years old after his mom took him to the doctor and discovered his body was storing excessive amounts of estrogen in his chest, giving him breasts.
Smith has always been very open about his sexuality, saying in the past, “I've always been very free in terms of thinking about sexuality, so I’ve just tried to change that into my thoughts on gender as well.”
He now admits that he still uses male pronouns, but identifies as genderqueer.
Sam admits he was inspired to speak out after “reading stories about people who have come out as genderqueer and nonbinary.”
“Nonbinary/genderqueer is that you do not identify in a gender. You are a mixture of all different things. You are your own special creation,” he said.
“That’s how I take it: I am not male or female. I think I float somewhere in between. It’s all on the spectrum.”