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Taylor Swift’s New Music Video Is the Gayest Thing We’ve Ever Seen

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“Drag Race” queens! Fab Five tea party! RuPaul! Laverne Cox!

by Kirsty

Taylor Swift wants you to calm down, but that will be hard after watching her new video.

The clip for the “Delicate” diva’s latest single, “You Need to Calm Down,” debuted this morning. It might be the gayest thing we’ve ever seen—and that’s quite an accomplishment.

In the video, Swift is a resident of a magical trailer park which looks like a 24/7 Pride parade, and we don’t even know where to begin listing the fiercest moments. The paradisaical trailer park features Laverne Cox and Hayley Kiyoko as neighbors, Adam Rippon serving sno-cones, a Fab Five tea party, and Billy Porter sashaying in a wig and caftan. There’s even a trailer where Adam Lambert gives Ellen DeGeneres a tattoo.

As if that weren’t enough, the video ends with a pop queen drag pageant—featuring Drag Race queens like Trinity Taylor and Coco Montrese—and RuPaul making a cameo to crown the winner before a giant cake fight breaks out.

You really just have to watch the whole thing—multiple times—to catch everything, but keep your eyes peeled for Ryan Reynolds working on a painting of the Stonewall Inn, Jesse Tyler Ferguson marrying husband Justin Mikita, and Taylor finally putting her beef with Katy Perry to bed.

Taylor also ends the video with a card asking fans to sign her petition in support of the Equality Act.

Since the release of “You Need to Calm Down,” GLAAD—which gets a shout-out in the song—has seen an influx of donations in the amount of $13, a reference to Swift’s favorite number.

“‘You Need to Calm Down’ is the perfect Pride anthem,” says Anthony Ramos, GLAAD’s director of talent engagement, “and we’re thrilled to see Taylor standing with the LGBTQ community to promote inclusivity, equality, and acceptance this Pride month.”

Swift, who made a generous donation to GLAAD herself, kicked off Pride Month with an open letter on social media to Sen. Lamar Alexander, from her home state of Tennessee, urging him to support the Equality Act and increase protections for the LGBTQ community. The 29-year-old pop star also publicly rejected President Donald Trump’s stance on the bill.

“While we have so much to celebrate, we also have a great distance to go before everyone in this country is truly treated equally,” Swift wrote in a rainbow-colored note to her fans.

Watch the full video for “You Need to Calm Down” below.

Source: NewNowNext

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