Tweets from ‘Feminist’ Taylor Swift

Think feminism and Taylor Swift were never ever getting together? Think again.

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Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 22, 2012.

Are you a fan of Taylor Swift, but find her lyrics a little too complacent? Do you wish she was a little more forward with her feminism? Then do we have a Twitter account for you: @FeministTSwift, the online doppelganger of an imagined feminist Taylor Swift who has no qualms standing up for herself or her ideals in her refreshingly feminist lyrics.

Created by Clara Beyer, a rising senior at Brown University where she runs That Girl Magazine, a college blog devoted to “carefully walking the line between f—ing the patriarchy and recommending an awesome new lipstain,” the Twitter account went viral this week, gaining over 47,000 followers in its first few days of existence. Beyer considers herself both a feminist and a Taylor Swift fan, which she admitted to BuzzFeed “isn’t always easy.” Beyer launched the account last Tuesday after she tweeted the idea for it and a friend called her to make sure she followed through. Beyer did, and her 71 thought-provoking, clever and funny tweets have attracted over 75,000 followers so far. Here are some of our favorites:

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Feminist Taylor Swift now joins the ranks of Feminist Ryan Gosling and Feminist Hulk as the equality-loving mashups we never knew we needed, but are very glad exist.

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3 comments
roknsteve
roknsteve

The Wicked Swift of the West strikes again!  And yes, she's very mediocre.

cjh2nd
cjh2nd

if this girl wants to start a (very) mediocre (at best) blog that falls very flat in an attempt to be clever, more power to her.  in what f**king world is this news though? yesterday TIME was reporting on how "hot" snowden is, now this crap? seriously TIME, are you a news site or just another crappy celebrity gossip site? get your act together, passing this off as "news" is all you need to see to understand why the journalism industry in America is dying. 

EyeKantSpeell
EyeKantSpeell

I'm usually a laid-back type of person who doesn't really care what other ppl say or think about people but, this girl just needs to shut up and never be heard again,she is so damn annoying!!!