– Pop singer Hayley Kiyoko celebrated Pride Month by promoting her new coming-of-age novel “Girls Like Girls”, inspired by her hit song and viral video of the same name.
– Kiyoko reflected on her journey of self-discovery and coming out as a queer artist, sharing how releasing “Girls Like Girls” was one of the most terrifying yet rewarding things she has ever done.
– The singer shared her gratitude for finding a community, strength, courage, and self-worth through her artistic expression.
June is Pride Month and to commemorate it, pop singer Hayley Kiyoko celebrated the release of her new coming-of-age novel, “Girls Like Girls.” The book is based on her hit song and viral video of the same name that propelled her to stardom in 2015. Kiyoko took to her Instagram account to share her joy with her fans, captioning the post with an emotional message: “OUR BOOK IS OUT!!! 😭.”
In the post, Kiyoko reflected on her journey towards self-acceptance and empowerment, confessing that she had been scared to reveal her true self to the industry and the world. “I decided to write a song and release a music video as a vehicle to express my feelings,” she said. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think it would lead me to finding my community and my purpose.”
She also revealed that some of the toughest years of her adolescence led her to discover her inner strength, courage, and self-worth. Releasing “Girls Like Girls” was one of the most challenging yet rewarding things she has ever done in her life, she added.
Hayley Kiyoko’s story is not just about a musician’s rise to fame. It is also a tale of courage, resilience, and self-discovery. With her new book and her constant advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community, Kiyoko is giving a voice to those who feel invisible, unheard, and underrepresented. Her message is clear: everyone deserves to be seen, accepted, and loved for who they are.