The Try Guys star Eugene Lee Yang has come out as gay in a powerful dance video. The video is titled I’m Gay, and features no lyrics, but has music from ODESZA.

The video starts out in a scene familiar to many of us, as Eugene shares happy memories with his family. However, he begins to face rejection from them, including a slap, after he attempts to put on lipstick.

The next scene is in a church setting, where a preacher begins yelling. Things get better for Eugene as he dances with a female, before becoming attracted to a male dancer and sharing part of the routine with him.

Eugene is then seen performing in drag, alongside many other queens, including Drag Race stars Kim Chi and Mayhem Miller. However, a gunman then comes in, and Eugene is subsequently beaten by a mob and rejected by his family.

The final scene features Eugene staring into the camera as a mob argues behind him. The video ends with a dedication to the LGBTQIA+ community.

Alongside the video, Eugene Lee Yang posted a fundraiser for The Trevor Project, an LGBTQ organisation which focuses on suicide prevention for young LGBTQ people. At the time of writing, the fundraiser has raised over $44,000.

Posting about the video on Twitter, Eugene wrote: “I created this music video as my personal way of coming out as a proud gay man who has many unheard, specific stories to tell.

“I withheld because of fear and shame shaped by my background but I promise to give my full truth in the rest of my life’s work.”

I created this music video as my personal way of coming out as a proud gay man who has many unheard, specific stories to tell. I withheld because of fear and shame shaped by my background but I promise to give my full truth in the rest of my life’s work.

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