The singer went on to say that the only real way to make change was to get anti-discrimination policies passed in governments around the world. “Everyone should be able to live out their love story without the fear of discrimination, and the way for that to happen is for us to continue to keep pushing governments to put protections in place for members of the LGBTQ community,” she said. “I promise to always advocate for that. I’m just grateful for this amazing award.”
In 2018, Swift began to voice her political opinions with an Instagram post about the midterm elections in Tennessee, where she said she would not support Republican candidate Marsha Blackburn for the Senate due in part to her record of voting against LGBTQ equality (Blackburn won the election and became a U.S. senator for the state of Tennessee).
Then, in 2019, Swift used her music video for