Pregnant woman Bindi Irwin sent “virtual hugs” to gays, lesbians and transgender people while celebrating National Coming Out Day on Monday.
The 22-year-old wildlife warrior chose to send a deeply inclusive message to sexual minorities, writing ‘you are so loved’ as part of her special message.
Sharing a photo of a rainbow-colored scarlet macaw, she wrote: “Sending virtual hugs to the LGBTQIA + community on National Day Out”
‘You are loved so much’: Pregnant Bindi Irwin, 22, (right) sent gays, lesbians and transgendered ‘virtual hugs’ as she marked National Coming Out Day on Monday. Here alongside his close friend Luke Reavley
She ended her post by writing: “You are so loved”.
National Coming Out Day is celebrated on October 11. It aims to celebrate the act of “coming out” and to raise public awareness about sexual minorities.
Bindi, who has been honored as an LGBT ally in the past, immediately received praise from her four million followers.
Supporting: Sharing a photo of a rainbow-colored scarlet macaw, she wrote: “Sending virtual hugs to the LGBTQIA + community on National Day out”
Included: “This is exactly what I needed, I was recently released and my parents didn’t react well,” a young fan wrote to Bindi, with him immediately supported by his fan base.
“This is exactly what I needed, I recently got out and my parents didn’t react well,” one fan wrote to Bindi, who immediately received support.
“You and all your family are amazing and loved again! she wrote.
Another finished: “Thank you Bindi! We love you guys too !! ‘
“Always moving! Bindi Irwin, 22, shared an update on her ‘energetic’ baby girl as she showed off her soaring baby bump in a black jersey and khaki cargo pants on Sunday
This isn’t the first time the wildlife warrior has supported gay rights issues, she also campaigned for marriage equality in 2017.
The post comes after Bindi updated her fans on her pregnancy by posting a preview of her booming baby bump via Instagram on Sunday.
Gently touching her stomach while posing in a black swimsuit and khaki cargo pants, Bindi wrote, “My beautiful mom took this photo yesterday. The little girl is doing very well.
Smitten: Bindi and Chandler are expecting their first child together next year, and the newlyweds are more in love than ever. Both in the photo
“Every time we get an ultrasound she’s incredibly energetic and always on the move,” Bindi continued.
She is now about the same size as a mountain pygmy opossum. So cute!’ she concludes, adding a yellow love heart emoji.
Bindi and her husband Chandler, 23, are expecting their first child together next year.
The couple got married on March 25, in a makeshift ceremony at the Australia Zoo, just before the COVID-19 lockdown.
Sweet: In August, Bindi revealed her pregnancy by uploading to Instagram a photo of herself and Chandler holding a small version of the Australian Zoo uniform.