“It’s a safe space for you”

The singer is currently in the middle of her Eras tour, which started on March 17

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Taylor Swift makes sure the Eras Tour is a place where everyone feels loved.

The 33-year-old performer took the time to commemorate June as Pride Month during her concert in Chicago on Friday to celebrate “brilliant crowds of people living their authentic lives.”

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“They love who they want to love, they identify how they identify and allies who can support them and celebrate them in that,” she said, adding “It’s a safe space for you. It’s a celebratory space for you. And one of the things that makes me so proud is to be with you, to see you interact with each other, and to be so loving and so caring and so caring.

THE Midnights The singer referenced legislation spreading across the country that targets the LGBTQ community in her speech.

“There have been so many harmful laws that have put members of the LGBTQ and queer community at risk. It’s painful for everyone, every ally, every loved one, every person in these communities, and that’s why I always post, ‘That’s when the midterms are, that’s when those important key primaries are.’” she explained.

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Before ending her speech, the Grammy Award-winning entertainer took the opportunity to urge people to use Pride Month as a reminder of the importance of voting.

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“We can support as much as we want during Pride month, but if we don’t do our research on these elected officials, are they defenders?” she says. “Are they allies? Are they protectors of equality?

More recently, the “Karma” singer also announced the first set of international dates for her tour, sharing that she will stop in Latin America for eight new shows.

She wrote alongside her announcement, “So excited to tell you this!! Mexico, Argentina & Brazil: We’re bringing you The Eras Tour this year! Sweet angel princess @sabrinacarpenter will be joining us on all the shows!” Swift wrote on social media. “Visit taylorswift.com/tour for more information on your registrations, presales and sales.”

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