ADDED ON: 10/08/2018

Taylor Swift Publicly Denounces Anti-LGBT US Midterm Candidate Marsha Blackburn

10/08/2018 | Pink News

Taylor Swift has spoken out publicly against anti-LGBT Republican candidate Marsha Blackburn, who is running for Senate in the state of Tennessee in the upcoming midterm elections. In an Instagram post, the singer criticised Blackburn’s decision to vote against equal pay for women and the reauthorisation of the Violence Against Women Act. Blackburn is against gay marriage and believes businesses have a right to refuse service to LGBT couples. Swift began her post writing she would be voting in the state of Tennessee and although she had been reluctant to publicly voice her political opinions, she felt “very differently” now due to “several events in my life and in the world in the past two years”.

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