A @TIME Break Down Of Taylor Swift's (@taylorswift13) #LGBT-Heavy “You Need To Calm Down” Video

(TIME) — Here's your guide to the references in Taylor Swift's #YouNeedtoCalmDown video.

Here's your guide to the pop culture and Swift-universe references in Taylor Swift's new music video for “You Need to Calm Down.”

The literally sugar-sweet video (plenty of cake) is filled with celebrity cameos from the likes of Katy Perry, Laverne Cox, RuPaul, Ryan Reynolds and the guys of Queer Eye, all of whom are having a blast in a rainbow-hued, idyllic trailer park. The song takes an equality-first stance, criticizing haters and homophobes alike, and ends with a call to followers to support her Senate petition in favor of the Equality Act, tied in with this month’s celebrations of Pride Month.

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