Warren signs Taylor Swift's Equality Act petition
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenRahm Emanuel: Bloomberg, Patrick entering race will allow Democrats to have 'ideas primary' Feehery: Pivoting to infrastructure could help heal post-impeachment wounds Jayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' MORE (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday signed pop star Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftOcasio-Cortez voices support for Taylor Swift in artist's battle to perform her songs The Hill's Morning Report - Trump grapples with Turkey controversy Taylor Swift 'obsessed' with politics, says she's cautious about celebrity support backfiring for Democrats MORE's Change.org petition asking for support for the Equality Act, which seeks to protect LGBTQ Americans from discrimination. 

"It’s 2019 and our LGBTQ+ friends continue to face discrimination at work, school, and in their communities," Warren said in a statement

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"Enough is enough. I’m proud to represent Massachusetts in the Senate, a state that has led the nation in protecting and promoting equality. But there’s so much more work to be done. We can start by passing the Equality Act," she added.

The Democratic-controlled House voted for the bill in May, and Warren said it now is up to the Republican-majority Senate "to be on the right side of history" and vote on the bill. 

"LGBTQ rights are civil rights. LGBTQ activists have never given up, they've organized, and brought about transformational change. But the work is far from over. Thank you Taylor Swift for being in this fight to pass the Equality Act," Warren said. 

Last week, Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerJayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead in South Carolina Fox News anchor apologizes for saying Booker dropped out of 2020 race MORE (N.J.), another Democrat seeking the party's White House nomination in 2020, signed Swift's petition.

The petition had more than 350,000 signatures Thursday morning. 

Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersRahm Emanuel: Bloomberg, Patrick entering race will allow Democrats to have 'ideas primary' Feehery: Pivoting to infrastructure could help heal post-impeachment wounds Jayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead in South Carolina Fox News anchor apologizes for saying Booker dropped out of 2020 race MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandMaloney primary challenger calls on her to return, donate previous campaign donations from Trump Senate confirms controversial circuit court nominee She Should Run launches initiative to expand number of women in political process MORE (D-N.Y.), all presidential candidates, have announced support for the bill.

Swift also pushed for the Equality Act in her latest music video released earlier this week.