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Taylor Swift gives Pride Month speech at Chicago show

Taylor Swift gave an emotional speech about Pride Month at her Saturday night show in Chicago, and Twitter couldn't be prouder. | AP photo

Taylor Swift gave an emotional speech about Pride Month at her Saturday night show in Chicago, and Twitter couldn’t be prouder.

Fans who were there for the latest stop in her Reputation tour say the pop superstar donned a rainbow dress and essentially dedicated her new song Delicate to her LGBTQ audience.

“It’s very brave to be vulnerable about your feelings in any sense, in any situation,” she told the crowd. “But it’s even more brave to be honest about your feelings and who you love, when you know that that might be met with adversity from society.”

“And so this month and every month, I want to send out my love and respect to everybody who has been brave enough to be honest about how they feel, to live their lives as they are, as they feel they should be, as they identify,” she continued.

The crowd felt the love, raining approval on Twitter in all caps and with rainbow emoji.

“My heart has never felt more full than this night,” @JTMASTER13 wrote.

“I loved everything” about the show, @its_b_dubs31 wrote. “But the best part” was Swift’s speech.

“We stan so hard!!” Perez Hilton tweeted.

American Idol David Cook (Season 7) urged his followers to check it out. “Proud,” he wrote.

Swift noted that June is both a celebration of “how far we’ve come” but also an acknowledgement of “how far we still have left to go. And I want to send my love and respect out to everybody who in their journey and their life hasn’t yet felt comfortable enough to come out and may you do that in your own time. And may we end up in a world where everyone can live and love equally, and no one has to be afraid.”

Her tour heads to England and Ireland for a series of dates before returning to the USA with a June 30 show in Louisville.