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Lady Gaga

Stephani Garmanotta was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. She gained international fame and commercial success with the 2008 release of her album “The Fame.” The title track from her 2011 album “Born This Way” became a popular mainstream gay anthem and theme song because of its pro-LGBT themes and overtones. Lady Gaga is openly bisexual and has been a vocal advocate and supporter of various LGBT causes.