Singer Ryan Beatty Says He’s ‘Proud To Be A Raging Homosexual’

YouTube sensation and pop singer Ryan Beatty has opened up about his sexuality in a boldly-worded Instagram post. 

The 20-year-old declared himself a “raging homosexual,” on Tuesday in a caption alongside a photo of a pink balloon which read “gay power.” 

proud to be a raging homosexual. it's taken 20 years of suffocating in the closet for me to become comfortable enough to say it, but now I can finally breathe. i did it!

A photo posted by @ryanbeatty on Jun 28, 2016 at 5:37pm PDT

“It’s taken 20 years of suffocating in the closet for me to become comfortable enough to say it, but now I can breathe,” he wrote. “I did it!” 

Beatty, who rocketed to fame in 2012 with his debut EP, “Because of You,” continued the conversation on Twitter. To his over 390,000 followers, he wrote:   

i'm so happy i'm gay

— Ryan Beatty (@TheRyanBeatty) June 29, 2016

i'm so grateful to have friends and family that support me and just want me to be happy. that's unconditional love.

— Ryan Beatty (@TheRyanBeatty) June 29, 2016

thank you to anyone who's reached out to me with the supportive words. I'm so happy

— Ryan Beatty (@TheRyanBeatty) June 29, 2016

It’s going to be a big week for Beatty. The singer, who boasts over 320,000 YouTube followers, is gearing up for the release of his new single, “Passion,” on July 1. 

Thrilled to see you living an authentic life, Ryan!