Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations

Fans have been sending $13 to the organization just in time for Pride month
By Mike Vulpo Jun 14, 2019 7:50 PMTags

And while performing at iHeartRadio's Wango Tango, Taylor urged fans to sing her petition.

"It's for the Equality Act, which basically just says that we want to send a message to our government that we believe that everybody should be treated fairly and equally," she shared. "If you sign it, it would really mean a lot to me because I think we need to stick up for each other. We need to stand together. Don't you?"

"You Need to Calm Down" will be featured on her upcoming album Lover that will be released on August 23.

And for those hoping for a music video, you're going to get that too! Taylor is expected to drop the finished product on Good Morning America this Monday before it lands on YouTube.

As for her latest song, there's no denying the message Taylor hopes to send through her personal lyrics.

"You are somebody that we don't know / But you're comin' at my friends like a missile / Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD?" she sings.  "Sunshine on the street at the parade / But you would rather be in the dark ages / Making that sign / Must've taken all night / 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 / 'Cause shade never made anybody less gay."

If you want to make a donation to GLAAD and join the fundraiser, visit their website now.