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The 18 Gayest Moments From the 2019 MTV VMAs

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Don’t even bother telling us to calm down

by Kirsty

The MTV Video Music Awards are practically synonymous with “a good time,” and this year’s show did not disappoint. From Taylor Swift’s Equality Act shout-out to gay country-rapper Lil Nas X’s Song of the Year win, the 2019 VMAs were jam-packed with queer moments.

Below, 18 of the gayest wins, performances, and looks from the 2019 MTV VMAs, in no particular order.

Taylor Swift and Todrick Hall’s “You Need to Calm Down” music video reunion onstage

The 2019 Video of the Year was chock-full of queer Easter eggs.

Speaking of Taylor, that “You Need to Calm Down” x “Lover” performance…

Hear that? That’s the sound of Swifties everywhere losing their minds.

…complete with a shout-out to GLAAD

And: T-Swift using her acceptance speech to promote the LGBTQ Equality Act!

Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness taking the stage to present an award

 

And slaying with that outfit.

“Truth Hurts” queen Lizzo with that tea…

…and a VMAs performance to remember

We’d expect nothing less from this superstar LGBTQ ally.

Marc Jacobs taking home the VMAs’ first-ever Fashion Trailblazer Award

Panic! at the Disco scoring Best Rock for “High Hopes”

Another day, another win for this fan-favorite band—and its pansexual frontman Brendon Urie.

OG Missy Elliott dancer Alyson Stoner joining the legend for her Video Vanguard Award performance

That’s right: Missy Elliott took home this year’s Video Vanguard Award!

Miley’s epic black-and-white “Slide Away” performance

The bisexual singer-songwriter served us some seriously sultry vibes.

Three players from the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team presenting an award

World champions only!

That epic rap finale featuring Queen Latifah

Literally any moment Lil Nas X, Queer Icon™, was onstage

Oh—did we mention that a black gay man took home two major VMAs, including Song of the Year for “Old Town Road”?

In case you’re still on the fence about Lil Nas X, check out this photo

And finally: John Travolta almost giving Jade Jolie Taylor Swift’s VMA

Source: NewNowNext

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