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Watch Miley Cyrus’ gender defying performance on NBC’s Maya & Marty

By Umar Sarwar

Miley Cyrus, who identifies as pansexual and gender-fluid, was top and tails on last night’s (June 2) premiere of NBC’s Maya & Marty.

The 23 year-old donned a black-and-white tuxedo, complete with a fancy top hat, to give a stellar rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘I’m Your Man’.

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The gender defying performance burst into a celebration of the feminine as Miley tore off her trousers, revealing a leotard, to belt out Peggy Lee’s ‘I’m A Woman’ alongside show host Maya Rudolph.

Cyrus is no stranger to gender fluidity, having performed with 30 RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni at the MTV Video Music Awards last year.

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In an interview with Out Magazine, she said: “I kind of wanted to be nothing.

“I don’t relate to what people would say defines a girl or a boy, and I think that’s what I had to understand: Being a girl isn’t what I hate, it’s the box that I get put into.”

You can watch the full performance below:

 Words: Andrew Headspeath

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