Lady Gaga: Beyond Bizarre Presented by: Isaiah Andrade
Background • Born Stefani Angelina Joanne Germanotta. • Sacred Hearts Academy class of 2003 graduate. • Founder of the Born This Way Foundation. • Gay rights activist. • Theatrical performer and artist. • Forbes Magazine Top 10
My Stance • Lady Gaga Serves as a positive influence in her sense of having a heart for fashion, music and, her portrayal in videos. • In her goal of acceptance social media spectators are observing actions causing negative misintrepretations.
Misinterpretation's • As flamboyant as Lady Gaga’s is her actions have a meaning beyond the bizarre.
Raw Equality The Iconic Meat Dress: • Lady Gaga’s bold fashion statement was aired on the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards • Negative Perspective: • Inhumane. • Positive Symbolism: • A tribute to discharged soldiers under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy and homosexuals.
Don’t Ask Just Tell 4The14K Rally Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy: A policy that prevents solder’s from being open about their sexual preference. 4The14K Rally: An equality rally in Maine focused to appeal to two Maine senators. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy repealed September 20, 2010. Solder’s are able to serve openly in the military.
Born This Way • Born This Way the single was released February 11th, 2011 • Performed at the Grammy’s and shocked spectators.
Born This Way:The Album • The album was released May 23rd, 2011 and was released in the most symbolic way. • The album consists of 5 single’s and a total of 17 tracks. • Most symbolic album.
The Born This Way Foundation • The Born This Way Foundation’s goal is to build a braver, kinder world through a youth empowerment. • Oprah supported Lady Gaga at the BTFW launch. • Three pillars. • S.S.O. –Safety, Skill and Opportunity—pillars to raise awareness of bravery, acceptance and love are the foundation
Born To Be Brave • The Born This Way Foundation has partnered up with Office Depot • With this partnership Office Depot has agreed to donate $1,000 with the additional 25% sales from selling bravery items.
Research Findings • Lady Gaga has the biggest heart and she has shown it in her fashion, she has shown it in her music, she has shown it in her videos and, she has shown it in her partnerships.