The 20-year-old declared himself a "raging homosexual," on Tuesday in a caption alongside a photo of a pink balloon which read "gay power."
"It's taken 20 years of suffocating in the closet for me to become comfortable enough to say it, but now I can breathe," he wrote. "I did it!"
Beatty, who rocketed to fame in 2012 with his debut EP, "Because of You," continued the conversation on Twitter. To his over 390,000 followers, he wrote:
Thrilled to see you living an authentic life, Ryan!