We were so busy partying it up in West Hollywood for LA PRIDE this past weekend, we almost forgot that [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] flew across the pond to pay tribute to her Italian Little Monsters!
The outspoken pop star performed as part of Rome’s EuroPride festivities, but in true Gaga fashion, it was so much more than a little song and dance.
She also addressed the inequality millions of LGBT people face every day worldwide.
So how did Gaga rile up the crowd? Keep reading!
[pullquote quote=”Let us be revolutionaries of love and use our very strong human powers to save lives and encourage unity around the world.” credit=”Lady Gaga”]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] once again donned her electric blue wig that we first spotted at the CFDA Awards.
While in Rome, she embraced her Italian heritage, calling herself by her birth name, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
Before performing “Born This Way” and “Edge of Glory,” the 25-year-old stepped up to the podium to make her voice heard:
I stand here as a woman of the world and I ask governments with you worldwide to facilitate our dream of equality. Let us be revolutionaries of love and use our very strong human powers to save lives and encourage unity around the world.
Gaga has fought in support of gay rights for some time now. You may remember she brought former soldiers kicked out of the military because of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards as her guests.
She also held a rally in Maine calling upon Congress to repeal the policy that bans gays from serving in the armed forces.
Following her mini-concert, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] got emotional on Twitter.
You can watch her speech and full performance below!
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[Source: Entertainment Weekly]
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