Taylor Swift has become more and more active in the social issues she believes in. The pop mega-star is once again using her big platform for good, as she urges the Senate to pass the Equality Act.
Taylor tweeted: “I want to take a moment and thank the courageous activists, advocates and allies for their dedication to fighting against discrimination and hatred. And as always, today I am sending my respect and love to those who are bravely living their truth, even when the world we live in is so difficult. With follow up: “Who you love and how you identify should not put you in danger, leave you vulnerable or hold you back in life. I proudly join GLAAD in their #summerofequality and for those Add my voice to those who support the Equality Act. Happy Pride Month!”
GLAAD’s “Summer of Equality” campaign will focus on raising the voices of LGBTQ people and allies in key states where a significant vote is needed to pass the Equality Act in the US Senate. Given the Senate’s filibuster, it is likely that a sixty-vote majority would be needed to secure passage and send it to President Biden’s desk for signature. Biden has said he will sign the bill. The Equality Act is the most important LGBTQ civil rights law in history, providing comprehensive protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in key sectors of society and the economy, including public housing and facilities, education, federal funding, employment. housing, credit, and jury systems. 27 states have no discriminatory protections For LGBTQ Americans. It gives a chance “for” Full participation of LGBTQ people in society”, as the text of the Act says. The Equality Act also expands protections to all women, people of color and people of faith. To know more about the Equality Act, click Here.
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