Taylor Swift thanks Cory Booker for signing Equality Act petition
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Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift'The Daily Show's' Trevor Noah to host Grammy Awards Stevie Wonder, Céline Dion and other stars to perform at Thanksgiving concert honoring nurses Taylor Swift allows song to be used in campaign ad MORE celebrated Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerBiden budget pick sparks battle with GOP Senate Policy center calls for new lawmakers to make diverse hires Dangerously fast slaughter speeds are putting animals, people at greater risk during COVID-19 crisis MORE's (D-N.J.) support for the Equality Act on Tuesday, urging her fans to "Be like Cory" and back the bill.

The pop star wrote on her Instagram story that Booker had signed her Change.org position declaring support for the bill, which passed the House in May and would enshrine protections for LGBTQ Americans in federal law.

"Senator Booker signed the petition for the Equality Act!!! Be like Cory," Swift urged her fans in a caption on the story, which featured a picture of Booker's statement announcing his signature of the petition.

Booker is one of several 2020 Democratic candidates who has announced support for the act, including Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFormer Sanders press secretary: 'Principal concern' of Biden appointments should be policy DeVos knocks free college push as 'socialist takeover of higher education' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Giuliani denies discussing preemptive pardon with Trump MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisMiddle East: Quick start for Biden diplomacy Hillicon Valley: GOP chairman says defense bill leaves out Section 230 repeal | Senate panel advances FCC nominee | Krebs says threats to election officials 'undermining democracy' Top intelligence official says China targeting foreign influence at incoming Biden administration MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandOvernight Defense: Defense bill among Congress's year-end scramble | Iranian scientist's assassination adds hurdles to Biden's plan on nuclear deal | Navy scrapping USS Bonhomme Richard after fire Democratic senators urge Facebook to take action on anti-Muslim bigotry Social media responds to Harris making history: 'I feel like our ancestors are rejoicing' MORE (D-N.Y.).

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Swift, who has remained famously aloof from politics, jumped into the fight over the bill's passage earlier this month with an open letter to her home-state senator, Sen. Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderMcConnell chokes up saying goodbye to 'friend' Lamar Alexander in floor speech Mark Kelly sworn in to Senate seat Longtime GOP lawmaker urges Senate to restore itself in farewell speech MORE (R-Tenn.), urging him to support the legislation.

“I personally reject the President’s stance that his administration, ‘supports equal treatment of all,’ but that the Equality Act, ‘in its current form is filled with poison pills that threaten to undermine parental and conscience rights,’ ” Swift wrote in the letter.

“No. One cannot take the position that one supports a community, while condemning it in the next breath as going against ‘conscience’ or ‘parental rights,’ ” she said at the time.