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September 8, 2014

Some of Gaga’s Little Monsters in Russia performed a tightly choreographed routine in tribute to their heroine

St Petersburg is not one of the more gay friendly places in the world. It was the first city in Russia to introduce anti-gay laws forbidding the promotional of ‘non-traditional’ relationships to minors before similar laws were rolled out nationwide in 2013.

December 6, 2013

Bisexual songstress gave advice to the Olympic diving teen on Alan Carr's Chatty Man

Bisexual songstress Lady Gaga has told Tom Daley he should boycott any country, like Russia, that opposes LGBT rights.

The ‘Applause’ singer said she supported the teen Olympic diver after he said he fancied both boys and girls this week.

She said, as a sports star and now a role model for LGBT teens, he should stand up against homophobic states.

‘I don’t think that we should be going to the Olympics at all,’ Gaga told gay British chatshow host Alan Carr.

November 22, 2013

For the second time in two years, Lady Gaga caps Thanksgiving Day with an appearance on television

Lady Gaga, the Muppets, and Thanksgiving. There isn't a better trio.

Mother Monster is returning to ABC with a holiday special called Lady Gaga & the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular. Joining all of this fabulousness will be RuPaul, Elton John, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

November 15, 2013

Organizers are appealing the decision that they were wrong to allow children as young as 12 to attend the 'gay' concerts

Russia has fined the organizers of a Lady Gaga concert because she ‘harmed’ children with a pro-gay speech.

A magistrate’s court in St Petersburg yesterday (14 November) fined Planet Plus 20,000 rubles ($614, €455).

During the gigs in St Petersburg and Moscow on 9 and 12 December 2012, the US singer dared Russia to arrest her and made a speech about the bravery of LGBTs in the face of anti-gay laws.

November 8, 2013

Two gay icons have locked horns once again after critics accused the Born This Way singer of copying Express Yourself

Bisexual singer Lady Gaga has said her dream was to piss off Madonna.

The Bad Romance star has looked back on the plagiarism claims that were made after she released single ‘Born This Way’.

Already being called a Madonna copycat at the time, many critics accused Gaga of copying Madonna’s ‘Express Yourself’.

When the Queen of Pop revealed the setlist for her MDNA tour, she referenced the media storm by performing a mash-up of the two songs, as well as album track ‘She’s Not Me’.

October 10, 2013

Bisexual pop star has revealed the follow up to her comeback single Applause, alongside the tracklisting for her new album ARTPOP

Bisexual chanteuse Lady Gaga has released a lyric video for ‘Aura’.

The song will be featured on the upcoming album ARTPOP and appear on the soundtrack for Machete Kills.

In an explosive montage of scenes from the Robert Rodriguez film, Gaga is seen alongside cast members Danny Trejo, (noted homophobe) Mel Gibson, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara and Michelle Rodriguez.

The track is not expected to be Gaga’s next single following ‘Applause’.

September 2, 2013

ARTPOP star joins the likes of George Takei and Stephen Fry in calling for the Sochi Winter Olympics to be moved

Lady Gaga has called for a boycott of the Winter Olympics due to be held in Sochi, Russia next year.

She said as someone who cares deeply for human rights, it does not make sense to go to a place where the LGBT community is victim to 'gay propaganda' laws.

Speaking to The Sun, she said: 'I care so much about these issues and I don’t think we should be bringing any commerce to a country which enforces such a lack of equality and a lack of human rights.

September 2, 2013

ARTPOP star joins the likes of George Takei and Stephen Fry in calling for the Sochi Winter Olympics to be moved

Lady Gaga has called for a boycott of the Winter Olympics due to be held in Sochi, Russia next year.

She said as someone who cares deeply for human rights, it does not make sense to go to a place where the LGBT community is victim to 'gay propaganda' laws.

Speaking to The Sun, she said: 'I care so much about these issues and I don’t think we should be bringing any commerce to a country which enforces such a lack of equality and a lack of human rights.

August 19, 2013

As the pop princess unveils the video for her first single from ARTPOP, everyone else is talking about her falling out with her former BFF

The music video for Lady Gaga’s new song Applause was released today (19 August).

Delivering high-intensity visuals with Gaga in a variety of different guises, the video is a hit with her Little Monster following.

Highlights from the video include a black bra that looks like a pair of hands, the paint-smeared face that has been doing the rounds as part of the single’s promotional campaign, and a bizarre scene where Lady Gaga’s is stitched onto black swan’s body.

August 5, 2013

'Russian LGBTs you are not alone. We will fight for your freedom'

Lady Gaga is taking on the Russian government and its anti-gay law that prohibits anyone from showing support for LGBT people.

The singer defied the law when she performed in the country last December when she said during her performance: 'Tonight, this is my house Russia. You  can be gay in my house.'

On Twitter this afternoon, Gaga issued this challenge to the government: 'Why didn't you arrest me when you had the chance, Russia? Because you didn't want answer to the world?'

She also sent out support to the gay community in Russia.

June 28, 2013

'Born This Way' singer will reportedly make a surprise appearance at one of the biggest gay pride events in the world

Lady Gaga is to make a long-awaited return after her surgery at New York City Pride.

The ‘Born This Way’ singer will be speaking at the NYC Pride Kick Off Rally at Pier 26 hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite Pandora Boxx between seven and 10pm tonight (28 June).

It will be her first major appearance since she was forced to cancel the remaining dates on her ‘Born This Way Ball’ tour in February after she came down with a hip injury.

January 19, 2013

Machete Kills, a film starring the Born This Way pop star, debuts 13 September 2013 

Lady Gaga makes her acting debut this year.

The international pop sensation is playing La Chameleon in Machete Kills, the action thriller sequel to 2010's Machete. The film's director Robert Rodriguez, also directed graphic novel-turned movie Sin City and Once Upon A Time in Mexico.

In July 2012, Lady Gaga unveiled a picture of her character wrapped in a wolf's skin and brandishing a smoking gun.

She recently tweeted about her upcoming role: 'I am so excited. Filming was insane'.

December 21, 2012

Pop superstar to help fans at Lady Gaga's concerts talk about their problems to psychologists

Lady Gaga is taking her anti-bullying charity on tour in an effort to raise awareness of mental health issues.

The US pop star's Born This Way Foundation has teamed up with the National Council for Behavioral Health to set up booths with psychologists for her fans to talk to at her upcoming concerts in North America.

The Born Brave Bus Tour will visit 27 cities in total, reported Digital Spy.

October 2, 2012

Born This Way singer says she's 'too busy' to perform with pop rival and fellow gay icon Madonna

Lady Gaga has snubbed fellow gay icon Madonna by refusing to perform a duet with her in New York.

The new queen of pop turned down the Material Girl's attempt to mend a rift between the superstars because she was too busy on her Born This Way Ball tour.

'Madonna called to ask Gaga to perform with her at Yankee Stadium,' Gaga's manager Vincent Herbert said, reported The Sun.

'Her manager reached out to us and said Madonna would like Gaga to perform with her.'

August 23, 2012

Born This Way singer beats British monarch in Forbes' list of world's most powerful women, along with Ellen DeGeneres and Angelina Jolie

Gay icon Lady Gaga is more powerful than the Queen of England, according to the latest list by Forbes magazine.

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list puts the Born This Way singer at number 14, while Nobel Peace Prize winning Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II tailed behind at 19 and 26 respectively.

Notable lesbians to also make the cut include US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres at 47 and Ernst & Young’s global vice chair Beth Brooke at number 99.

June 12, 2012

Gay champion Gaga breaks silence over Madonna feud, speaking out against the queen of pop in New Zealand

Lady Gaga has finally hit back at Madonna's jibes that her gay anthem Born This Way closely resembles the queen of pop's 80s floorfiller Express Yourself.

In a thinly veiled dig at the Material Girl, who has been mocking her talented pop rival by playing a mash-up of their two hits during her MDNA tour, the Poker Face singer told fans during a concert in Auckland, New Zealand, that society had changed in the last 25 years.

May 27, 2012

Bisexual pop sensation Lady Gaga has decided to cancel her Indonesian show after threats of 'chaos'

The bisexual pop sensation and LGBTI rights activist, Lady Gaga, has decided to cancel the Indonesian leg of her most recent tour after receiving threats of 'chaos' if she were to enter the world's most populous Muslim country.

In a statement issued to the press, Minola Sebayang, lawyer for the singer's promoters, Big Daddy, said: 'Lady Gaga's management has considered the situation minute to minute, and with threats if the concert goes ahead, Lady Gaga's side is calling off the concert.

May 22, 2012

Homer's wife and the pop goddess share a lesbian kiss in the last episode of the 2012 series of Simpsons

Lady Gaga is openly bisexual. She loves cartoons as well. So why not to share a lesbian kiss with Marge Simpson?

On the last episode of the 2012 series of The Simpsons on Sunday (20 May), Lady Gaga tries to comfort Marge, who is worried about her daughter Lisa’s depression.

It’s not like the kiss between Britney Spears and Madonna, of course. But it's another breakthrough for the animated series which has featured LGBT issues several times before, most notably a lesbian wedding when Marge's sister Patty came out as gay.

April 23, 2012

Korean Christian groups say they will pray Lady Gaga concert is cancelled so 'homosexuality and pornography will not be spread around the world'

Lady Gaga has arrived in Seoul, South Korea ahead of her concert on Friday (27 April). Around 300 Christians gave her the cold shoulder by praying that her concert will be cancelled.

'We will pray to God that the concert will not be realized so that homosexuality and pornography will not spread around the world,' Kang Ju-Hyun, head of the Alliance for Sound Culture in Sexuality, told AFP.

March 25, 2012

LGBT stars and straight allies descend on New York for first of three-part ceremony

Dancing With The Stars, Lady Gaga and musical drama Smash were among the winners at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation media awards announced yesterday.

The GLAAD awards recognise fair and accurate portrayals of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in film, TV, radio, music, newspapers and blogs.

February 29, 2012

Harvard group which seeks degrees for gay students expelled in 1920 will hold rally during Lady Gaga visit today

Protesters are today calling on Lady Gaga to back their campaign for Harvard University to overturn its expulsion of gay students almost a century ago.

In 1920, Harvard president Abbott Lawrence Lowell began a 'secret court' which hunted down gay people studying at the Ivy League college in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

January 29, 2012

Wisconsin LGBT community produce Lady Gaga themed music video for anti-bullying campaign

Colton Boettcher, a young gay man from Madison, Wisconsin (USA) has produced, directed and edited an anti-bullying music video for the It Gets Better Project.

The video, choreographed to Lady Gaga's song Hair, stars members of the local LGBT community.

The YouTube video description explains: 'Hair is about being yourself, being true to who you are; as the song exemplifies, "you are the spirit of your hair, it's all the glory you bare", YOU are your #hair.

January 24, 2012

Military joins chorus of positive role models a year after repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Gay and lesbian troops stationed in Bagram, Afghanistan have recorded an It Gets Better message for the project that aims to give hope to LGBT teenagers.

The message is more poignant considering a little over year ago, before the repeal of the Don't Ask Dont Tell policy, a video like that would have seen the troops who appeared in it dismissed from the army.

January 20, 2012

Pop singer's anti bullying charity becomes a reality in February

Pop star Lady Gaga will launch her Born This Way foundation next month.

The Bad Romance hitmaker, who named the charity after her 2011 album, says that the organisation aims to tackle the issue of bullying and promote youth empowerment and equality.

The official launch will be marked by an event held at Harvard University in February.

Gaga (real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) will run the charity with her mother Cynthia Germanotta.