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Taylor Swift Showed Her Support For Hayley Kiyoko After The Singer Spoke Out About Homophobia

"I’ve never encountered homophobia and she has."

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And if you're lucky, you might also know Hayley Kiyoko — a pop star on the rise lovingly nicknamed Lesbian Jesus.

So, here's the deal: Hayley made a comment this week that had some Swift fans up in arms — until Taylor herself took to Tumblr and basically told her fans to chill the fuck out. Let's break this down.

In an interview with Refinery29, Hayley talked about the pushback she gets from the music industry whenever she puts a female love interest in her music video.

“I’ve had several music industry execs say ‘You’re doing another music video about girls?’ I literally looked at them and was like, um, yeah...Taylor Swift sings about men in every single song and video, and no one complains that she’s unoriginal,” Hayley said.


"We should applaud artists who are brave enough to tell their honest romantic narrative through their art, and the fact is that I've never encountered homophobia and she has," Taylor wrote.

"It's her right to call out anyone who has double standards about gay vs. straight love interests," she concluded.