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Time magazine’s influential teen Troye Sivan talks about sex

Australian musician and actor Troye Sivan was recently honoured as both one of the most influential teens in the world by Time magazine and as a major gay player by Out magazine’s OUT100 list. Now, the YouTube sensation and X-Men star is using his ever-expanding platform to talk about “s-e-x.”

After watching The Normal Heart and Dallas Buyers Club Sivan realized that he didn’t know much about gay history and decided it was time to educate himself and his fans.

“I realized that I’m a 19-year-old man who’s had a brilliant education and who’s gay, and I don’t know what AIDS looks like, I don’t know really what it’s about, and I figured if I don’t know anything, then you guys probably don’t either,” Sivan says before launching into a brief, and adorable, FYI: