Warren signs Taylor Swift's Equality Act petition
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenInequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday signed pop star 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'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 BookerDangerously fast slaughter speeds are putting animals, people at greater risk during COVID-19 crisis Senate Democrats reelect Schumer as leader by acclamation  Hill associations push for more diversity in lawmakers' staffs 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 SandersClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Inequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift In defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Biden's political position is tougher than Trump's MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDemocratic senators urge Facebook to take action on anti-Muslim bigotry Social media responds to Harris making history: 'I feel like our ancestors are rejoicing' Ocasio-Cortez says she doesn't plan on 'staying in the House forever' 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.