Paloma Faith is raising her child as gender neutral.

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith

The 36-year-old singer and her French boyfriend Leyman Lahcine welcomed their first child in December and Paloma has revealed that they want the tot to just "be who they want to be".

She told the Sunday Mirror: "I'm loving being a mum.

"I want two or three kids in all and they'll be gender neutral. I just want them to be who they want to be."

Paloma is not the only star to raise their child as gender neutral; last year Russell Brand revealed that he and his wife Laura Gallacher refuse to impose a gender identity on their daughter Mabel.

Speaking before the tot was born, he said: "We don't know the gender. I may not even impose a gender upon it, let the child grow up and be whatever the hell it is."

And earlier this year, he added that Mabel's birth has made him reevaluate gender identity.

He said: "Now that I have these very important women in my life I have re-evaluated the way that I unconsciously looked at gender, because now I've got a daughter I think 'wow, I don't necessarily need to dress her in clothes that are indicative of her gender'.

"Why would you? I've become quite sensitive to that and aware of it.

"I think you have to evolve because it's quite an abrupt and sudden change, one minute you don't have a baby and then suddenly there is a new relative who lives in your house, not a moderate or minor relative like an uncle, a full-on person who is dependent on you.

"When I first saw my daughter I felt like some latent part of myself got switched on in that moment, something to do with my own femininity and fathomless love that I had previously speculated upon but not accessed."

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