Taylor Swift Performs In New York Gay Bar Stonewall

Bessie Dean
June 18, 2019

In "You Need to Calm Down", Swift calls GLAAD out by name in the second verse, which addresses anti-gay protesters.

Ferguson thanked Swift on Twitter for visiting the venue.

'I see Taylor Swift is trying to get that corporate Pride campaign money, ' one user theorized. I can not, ' another stated.

After dropping a new Pride anthem on Friday (June 14), the singer made a surprise appearance at the Stonewall Inn, which is this month marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that sparked the modern LGBT+ rights movement.

Co-host of the event AEG gave a check of United States dollars 50,000 to Stonewall to support its Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative's (SIGBI) development of an LGBTQ+ anti-bias training standard in conjunction with anti-bias training experts.

Taylor Swift unexpectedly for their fans spoke at the same club for unusual people in support of their group.

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Taylor Swift in a swift move has made the lgbtq+ community her fan, and why not! [Drag queen] Marsha P. Johnson is turning in her grave & raising her middle finger.

This is not the first time Swift stunned the LGBTQ community.

Swift appeared on stage as a special guest during a show from Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson, performing her hit "Shake It Off". The mini concert was very fitting for the new single considering she pledges her support for the LGBTQ+ community in the upbeat lyrics. "(You could be GLAAD) / Sunshine on the street at the parade / But you would rather be in the dark ages / Makin" that sign must've taken all night", she sings on the track.

The video for the new single will debut on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Monday.

Director of talent engagement, Anthony Ramos, said Taylor has always been a big supporter of lgbtq+ rights.

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