Taylor Swift Ignores Warnings When Releasing "You Need to Calm Down", Chaos Ensues

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Taylor Swift's new music video, You Need To Calm Down, caused controversy online.
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One June 17th, Taylor Swift released the music video for her new song. There were mixed reactions to her song and recent involvement in the LGBTQ community.

Around the same time, Eugene Lee Yang from The Try Guys also released a music video. Eugene used the video to come out as gay, and many people compared his eloquent music video to Taylor Swift’s quirky music video.


Sources:

[Equality Act]:
https://bit.ly/2JL64uR

[Taylor Swift Support]:
https://www.instagram.com/p/ByJzCNZDMgG/?utm_source=ig_embed
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/15/entertainment/taylor-swift-surprise-stonewall-performance-trnd/index.html
https://twitter.com/tyleroakley/status/1139691649548767234
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V62L3N0K7MQ
https://attitude.co.uk/article/madonna-george-clooney-and-cher-will-be-auctioning-off-items-for-the-stonewall-national-monument/12548/
https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/954813167753924609
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vApzUQ-gIqQ
https://www.buzzfeed.com/eleanorbate/taylor-swift-donated-lgbt-charity

[YNTCD Music Video]:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkk9gvTmCXY

[I’m Gay Music Video and BTS]:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpipLfMiaYU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QruHsyt8paY&feature=youtu.be

[GLAAD]:
https://www.glaad.org/about
[LGBTQ Statistics]:
https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/visualization/lgbt-stats/?topic=LGBT#density

[YNTCD Articles]:
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/taylor-swift-you-need-to-calm-down-pride-lgbt-song-video-a8964286.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/06/taylor-swift-you-need-calm-down-hijacks-queerness/591829/
https://www.thedailybeast.com/is-taylor-swifts-new-lgbt-anthem-you-need-to-calm-down-allyship-or-appropriation
https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/a28071999/taylor-swift-you-need-to-calm-down-video-sanitize-gay-lgbtq-culture/

[LGBTQ History]:
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/15/entertainment/taylor-swift-surprise-stonewall-performance-trnd/index.html
https://www.sageusa.org/stonewall-50/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Is_Burning_(film)
https://www.bustle.com/articles/166925-the-origins-of-pride-month-what-you-should-know-about-its-history