Born This Way
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It is a long, weird experience, and one that seems to equate being a homosexual with being a unicorn and/or an alien from outer space.
Though her musical performance may have been overshadowed by the fact that she came down the red carpet inside of a giant egg, Lady Gaga was a main attraction at the 53rd Grammy Awards in early 2011.
Al's parody of Gaga might actually be better than Gaga herself, at least as high camp and total absurdity goes. "Got my straight jacket today/It's made of gold lamé/No not because I'm crazy/I was born this way…"
Bean, a black minister and AIDS activist, also spent a while recording for Motown Records in the 1970s. This incredible record was a Billboard Club Play #15 hit, probably due to play on the disco circuit. His discussion of gay rights is a little bit more straightforward than anything coming out of Lady Gaga's mouth.
Is Lady Gaga's song actually a shameless Madonna rip-off? You decide.