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Katy Perry Reveals She's Definitely Done More Than Just "Kissed A Girl"

The singer spoke out at a Human Rights Campaign awards dinner.

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But on Saturday, Perry accepted the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign at a gala dinner in Los Angeles and revealed the song was just the tip of the sexuality iceberg for her.

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"I speak my truths, and I paint my fantasies into these little bite-size pop songs. For instance, 'I kissed a girl and I liked it.' Truth be told, I did more than that," she told the audience.

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Perry admitted she kept her true feelings hidden initially because she felt like "'sleazy' male journalists" were overly titillated by the story.


"How was I going to reconcile that with a gospel-singing girl raised in youth groups that were pro-conversion camps? What I did know was I was curious, and even then I knew sexuality wasn't ... black and white."

"Honestly, I haven't always gotten it right," she continued. "But in 2008, when that song came out, I knew that I started a conversation, and a lot of the world seemed curious enough to sing along, too."

She credits her music career with helping her break out of her "bubble."

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"No longer can I sit in silence,” she said. “I have to stand up what I feel is true and that is equality and justice for all, period."

You can watch her full speech here.

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