The “Me” singer makes surprising appearance performance gives Pride month, which was the place of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pretty crucial moment in the struggle for LGBT+ fairness.
The song which Taylor performed at the bar was captured on camera by fans, which was the hit song “Shake It Off” video footage shared on social media:
#BREAKING – Taylor Swift makes a surprise appearance to sing “Shake It Off” during Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s cabaret show at The Stonewall Inn! @taylorswift13 #TaylorSwift #YouNeedToCalmDowm #Lover #PrideMonth pic.twitter.com/TiriVhq0O1
— Charles A. O'Keefe (@CharlesAOKeefe) June 15, 2019
— Variety (@Variety) June 15, 2019
While Taylor performing son stage, Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson emceed the event and joined Swift on stage to dance and sing along.
Tweeting concerning the night, Jesse called Swift a “gem”, continuing: “I’m so happy I don’t have to keep this secret any longer.”
I’m so happy I don’t have to keep this secret any longer. Look who came to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall at the Stonewall Inn. @taylorswift13, you are a gem. Thank you for everything you do for the LGBTQ community. We ❤️ you! 🌈 https://t.co/ICE2b3arxU
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) June 15, 2019
I’m so happy I don’t have to keep this secret any longer. Look who came to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall at the Stonewall Inn.
@taylorswift13, you are a gem. Thank you for everything you do for the LGBTQ community. We love <3 Heart Sign You LGBT Community Sign.
Taylor is one of those singers who always avoids talking politics publicly, has announced that there will be some “political undertones” in her upcoming music album. She’s accepted her stage to shine a light on problems concerning the LGBTQ+ community.
On Friday, Taylor also released a new single from her upcoming album, “Lover,” which is scheduled to come out August 23.
A video for the song “You Need to Calm Down” drops Monday which highlights lyrics that shut down folks who target the community.
″You just need to take several seats and then try to restore the peace, and control your urges to scream about all the people you hate,” she sings. “Because shade never made anybody less gay.”
In the lyrics video, Taylor revealed that the word “glad” as “GLAAD”, stand to the LGBTQ+ a pro-LGBTQ support organization of the same name (further proof that, in her words, “spelling is fun!”).
Just for information in April 2019, Taylor Swift donated $113,000 to the Tennessee Equality Project, a pro-LGBTQ rights campaign group.