Taylor Swift is one of the most famous people in the world and has built a net worth in the hundreds of millions of dollars through her immensely personal songs. Her millions of 'Swifties' are as fierce as they are loyal. But has Taylor built the same kind of following in the LGBT community? Could we consider Taylor Swift to be one of the modern day gay icons?
Yes Taylor Swift is a gay icon
Taylor Swift voiced her support for the LGBTQ community in 2019 because rights are being “stripped from basically everyone who isn’t a straight white cisgender male”.
Massive fan base
Taylor Swift is using her platform to reach hundreds of millions of people. She could be selling products or just having fun but instead she promotes messages for LGBTQ rights. She is not being paid for these messages, she promotes LGBTQ interests because she cares about the community and wants to help them.Explore
GLAAD vs Glad
Taylor Swift changed the lyrics to GLAAD instead of Glad. GLAAD is a LGBTQ charity which saw a spike in donations thanks to this move.Explore