I spent entire years listening to “Happy Little Pill” and “YOUTH” by Troye Sivan on repeat. I think it was all leading up to this moment. This moment when a gay pop star claims the symbol of a blooming flower to a man’s ass instead of a woman’s vagina.
He deleted a tweet where he said “#BopsBoutBottoming” or whatever, but it’s still all right there in the lyrics. And I’m here for it.
‘Cause it’s true, baby
I’ve been saving this for you, baby
I need you to tell me right before it goes down
Promise me you’ll hold my hand if I get scared now
Might tell you to take a second, baby, slow it down
You should know I, you should know I
Yeah I bloom, I bloom just for you
I bloom just for you
Sivan told Dazed in an interview, “It’s 100 percent about flowers! That’s all it is. Call it whatever you wanna call it. I wanna play that song at every Pride. There’s almost a radicalism in just truth, you know? The most radical thing that I can do is share how happy I am.”