But she knew that there was more to sexuality than just 'straight' and 'gay'.
“What I did know was I was curious and even then I knew sexuality wasn’t as black and white as this dress,” she said.
“And honestly, I haven’t always gotten it right 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.”
When she shifted from singing Gospel music to pop music, she really found herself.
“I found my gift and my gift introduced me to people outside my bubble and my bubble started to burst,” Perry said. “These people were nothing like I had been taught to fear. They were the most free, strong, kind and inclusive people I have ever met.”