#1 Gay Ally: 6 Times Demi Lovato Has Supported LGBT Community

Demi Lovato's hair isn't the only thing rainbow about her.

The colorful pop star has been extremely vocal about her love and support of the LGBT community -- performing at Pride parades throughout the country and lending her fame in support of gay marriage and equality.

She's the #1 gay ally! Check out all the ways Demi Lovato has supported the LGBT community: 

1. Demi LGBT: Gay Marriage

She supports gay marriage: 

When the Supreme Court overturned DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, in June 2013, Lovato tweeted her enthusiastic support of the decision. "Gay, straight, lesbian, bi.. No one is better than any one else. What an incredible day for California AND for equality," she wrote. 


2. Demi LGBT: LA Pride

She served as Grand Marshal at L.A. Pride: 

Demi Lovato was chosen to Grand Marshal the L.A. Pride Parade on June 8th, 2014 because of her activism on behalf of equality, her positive messages on body image, and her level of openness about her struggles. "I have been an active advocate of the LGBT community, and am wholly committed to supporting individuality and being comfortable in one's skin. I am thrilled to be a part of [this event] as [it is] a wonderful celebration of independence and self-confidence," she said. 


3. Demi LGBT: NYC Pride

She supported the LGBT community at NYC Pride!

From coast to coast and everywhere in between, Demi Lovato has been showing her pride. Just weeks after serving as the Grand Marshal at L.A. Pride, Lovato traveled to New York City to show her support at the NYC Pride Parade! The singer performed at the legendary Dance On The Pier on Pier 26 in Tribeca on June 29th, 2014.

"I am so proud that I was able to share the @NYCPride platform with @LaverneCox & share the positive message of equality for all #PridePortraits," she wrote on Instagram


4. DEMI LGBT: Grandfather

She paid tribute to her gay grandfather at the LOGO Awards: 

While presenting an award to Orange Is The New Black at Logo TV's "Trailblazers" event, Lovato revealed a deeply personal connection to the LGBT community: her grandfather was gay. "I've never spoken about this before, but my grandfather was a trailblazer himself," she told the audience. "He was brave enough to come out in the 1960s, and I feel that a lot of my spirit has come from him."

"He passed away a few years later, and I only wish he would have been able to see all the progress that has been made," she continued. "It's such an honor to be welcomed and embraced by the LGBT community, so thank you very much." 


5. Demi LGBT: Glee

She guest starred on Glee as Naya Rivera's lover: 

In late 2013, Lovato joined Naya Rivera on the hit show Glee. The two lovely Latinas made a statement as young, lesbian lovers... and yeah, they also shared a pretty juicy kiss. Lovato, however,  wants people to focus less on the steamy beso and more on the message. 

"Yes, we kissed in the first episode, but I want people to pay less attention to the fact that I'm kissing a girl. Focus on the fact that having a young, multicultural lesbian couple on prime time is a huge step in our generation," she told us in the December 2013 issue. "It's showing people that it's okay to be who you are. Don't be ashamed of it." 


6. Demi LGBT: Really Dont Care

She highlighted the LGBT community in her music video for "Really Don't Care."

Demi Lovato really doesn't care what you think, and she wants everyone to feel comfortable being themselves. Her "Really Don't Care" video, filmed at the 2014 Los Angeles Pride Parade, highlights this message and the LGBT community. "When I sing [the song], I always want to inspire and empower, I thought about what other people could relate to really not caring what people think."

"I thought of bullies, and the LGBT community who are constantly scrutinized," she continued. "What better place is there than L.A. Pride to celebrate who you are and not really caring what people think?" Bravo, Demi! Watch the incredible video.