Just months after giving vaginas a monologue, Janelle Monae is passing her inclusive mic to members of one of the lesser understood communities on the sexuality spectrum. After years of public speculation surrounding her sexual orientation, the artist recently came out as pansexual.

"Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women — I consider myself to be a free-ass motherf**ker," Monae, who's the Rolling Stone cover girl for its May issue, told the publication in an interview published online. Following the “PYNK” singer’s revelation, pansexual became the most searched term on Merriam-Webster. So if you weren’t already hip to the all-encompassing sexual identity, let's all learn today:

Disclaimer: Because of stigmas surrounding queer identities, not all who identify as pansexual have the liberty of being a free-ass motherf**ker.