Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (b. March 28, 1986), known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, businesswoman, fashion designer and actress. Gaga is an outspoken activist for LGBT rights worldwide, and attributes much of her early success as a mainstream artist to her gay fans.

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Madonna (left) and Lady Gaga

Madonna, Lady Gaga could face charges in Russia for violating visas

Monday, August 5, 2013
MOSCOW -- Madonna and Lady Gaga, two of the biggest pop stars in the world, could face charges in Russia over allegations that they violated their tourist visas when they held concerts there last year, but observers say the warning is a veiled attempt punish them for their vocal opposition to Russia's anti-gay laws. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

Thursday, July 25, 2013
NEW YORK -- Lady Gaga will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards next month. It will be one of her first appearances since having hip surgery in February. [ Read more → ]
Lady Gaga, arriving in St. Petersburg, Russia on Dec. 7.Photo via Lady Gaga on Facebook.

Lady Gaga accused of promoting gay rights at concert in Russia

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A conservative Russian lawmaker is threatening legal action against American pop star Lady Gaga for allegedly promoting gay rights to minors during a concert in St. Petersburg, Russia on Sunday night. [ Read more → ]
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Patrick Schwarzenegger teams up with Lady Gaga’s ‘Born this Way’ foundation

Sunday, August 19, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, created to raise public awareness about the need to end bullying and celebrate diversity and acceptance of others, gained a new ally this week -- Patrick Schwarzenegger, the 18-year-old son of former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and journalist Maria Shriver. [ Read more → ]

Florida Family Association: Lady Gaga is tricking kids into being gay

Thursday, July 19, 2012
The one-man outrage outlet better known as the Florida Family Association is up in arms over a new partnership between Office Depot and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, including a $1 million donation. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga launches ‘Born this Way’ youth empowerment foundation

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Cultural singing icon, Lady Gaga, née Stefani Germanotta, along with her mother Cynthia Germanotta and media magnate Oprah Winfrey officially launched the pop diva's "Born this Way" foundation Wednesday on the campus of Harvard University. [ Read more → ]

Wisconsin LGBT youth produce stylish new ‘It Gets Better’ music video

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Enjoy this stylish new "It Gets Better" video from Madison, Wisc. resident Colton Boettcher and friends -- one of the best "It Gets Better" videos to come along in a while. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga sends anti-bullying message to Toronto high school students

Friday, November 25, 2011
Students at the Etobicoke School of the Arts, a specialized public arts and academic high school in Toronto, broke into cheering and wild applause on Friday when the student council president debuted a personal video from Lady Gaga aimed at encouraging an end to bullying. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga announces ‘Born this Way Foundation’ to support, empower youth

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Grammy-award winning artist and cultural icon Lady Gaga on Wednesday announced the launch of the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), an organization to support programs and initiatives that deal with all aspects of empowering youth. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT History Month profile: Singer and performance artist Lady Gaga

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Lady Gaga is a world-famous performance artist and singer. She is best known for her chart-topping singles and outrageous costumes. She has had three consecutive best-selling albums and one of the highest-grossing tours. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga performs tribute to Jamey Rodemeyer

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Entertainer Lady Gaga on Saturday performed a tribute for Williamsville, N.Y. gay teen Jamey Rodemeyer, at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Jamey, 14, committed suicide last week after enduring years of anti-gay bullying at school and online. He was laid to rest on Saturday. [ Read more → ]

Video short: ‘The Edge of Glory’

Monday, July 18, 2011
From the producers: "This video is for everybody. Who has ever loved. And has been loved in return. To those that think it never does or will get better. It does. It does get better, it becomes beautiful." [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga performs at massive EuroPride rally, calls for end of discrimination

Saturday, June 11, 2011
Lady Gaga on Saturday evening wowed European audiences with a spectacular performance of her smash hit "Born This Way" and an encore of "Edge of Glory," the culmination of the massise EuroPride in Rome, Italy, in which she called on governments around the world to defend gay rights. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga pledges $1 million to NY charities to support impoverished youth

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Lady Gaga has pledged to donate $1 million to New York area charities to support impoverished LGBT youth. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga’s country version of ‘Born This Way’ to benefit GLSEN

Monday, April 4, 2011
People inside and outside the LGBT community have mixed reactions to La Gaga. But one thing is for certain -- no matter what she does, what she wears, what she says or where she goes, one thing remains true -– she’s got our back. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga cancels exclusive deal with Target over anti-gay donations

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Lady Gaga has canceled her exclusive deal with Target to carry the deluxe edition of her next release, "Born This Way," because of the retailer's controversial political donations to an anti-gay candidate. [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga makes video plea for repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Sunday, September 19, 2010
Pop star Lady Gaga has made a somber plea to U.S. senators to repeal the law barring gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military. In a video released Friday, Lady Gaga calls on the Senate to repeal the discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't... [ Read more → ]
Westboro bigots outside the Lady Gaga concert in St. Louis

Westboro bigots picket Lady Gaga concert with ‘God hates fags’ signs

Sunday, July 18, 2010
Homophobic hate-monger Fred Phelps and his gang of Westboro Baptist Bigots has taken a break from picketing military funerals with its "God-hates-fags" message to picket the Lady Gaga concert in St. Louis on Saturday night. [ Read more → ]
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