TAYLOR SWIFT THREW THE FIRST – jk.
The video of the year has arrived! American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has dropped the clip for her LGBTQ pop anthem, You Need to Calm Down, and it includes several sickening queer icons and allies.
It features the star and her best Judy’s in a glamorous, Pride-esque trailer park as an anti-LGBTQ protest occurs around them. The video ends with Taylor urging fans to sign her petition for Senate support of the Equality Act on change.org.
Because there’s hundreds of thousands blink-or-miss-it cameos, we’ve provided a guide on each star – in order of appearance.
Plus-size model, dancer, actor and choreographer.
Trans activist and actress, best known for her Emmy-nominated role as Sophia Burset on Orange is the New Black.
Actor, dancer, musician and self-titled “half-Korean vampire”.
American internet personality, comedian, author, actress and YouTuber.
Actor, dancer, choreographer, Drag Race judge and Lola in Broadway show Kinky Boots. He’s also Taylor’s BFF.
Actress and singer, known for hits such as Curious and What I Need.
Ciara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita
Ciara is a singer, dancer and model, has massive hits under her belt such as Goodies, 1, 2 Step, Oh, Love Sex Magic and Level Up. Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an actor on Modern Family, while his husband Justin Mikita is an actor and producer.
Television personality and style guru on Netflix’s reality dramedy, Queer Eye.
Olympic figure skater and television personality.
Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness and Karamo Brown (with Todrick Hall)
Antoni, Bobby, Jonathan and Karamo all star on Queer Eye.
Adam Lambert and Ellen DeGeneres
Adam Lambert is a singer-songwriter and actor, while Ellen is… Ellen. She’s won 30 Emmys, so, yeah.
Tony and Grammy Award winner and star of Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed LGBTQ drama, Pose.
Tatianna, Trinity The Tuck, Delta Werk, Trinity K. Bonet, Jade Jolie, Riley Knoxx, Adore Delano and A’Keria C. Davenport
Tatianna, Trinity, Delta, Trinity, Jade, Adore and A’Keria all starred on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Riley is the world’s “number one” Beyoncé impersonator.
Emmy Award winning host, actor and singer, best known for creating RuPaul’s Drag Race and for his 90’s hit, Supermodel (You Better Work).
Singer-songwriter, known for hits such as I Kissed a Girl, Teenage Dream, Firework, Roar, Dark Horse and Bon Appetit – aka one of the best pop songs in history. Previously had a rivalry with Taylor.
Star of Deadpool, The Proposal and Blade: Trinity.
Watch the video for You Need to Calm Down below.