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Our Kids Are Spending a Lot of Time in Front of Screens -- Let's Make That a Better Place to Be

Cynthia Germanotta | Posted 03.24.2016 | Impact
Cynthia Germanotta

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) should be viewed as a resource in this fight to combat online harassment. When we empower young people with these skills, we can help those who are experiencing online harassment cope with its effects

Countdown to the Solstice: Shining Stars in Oregon

Janine Francolini | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Janine Francolini

This is the last blog in our series as we count down to the winter solstice -- the darkest day of the year. These past few weeks, we've featured some ...

It's Time for an Emotion Revolution!

Janine Francolini | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

I recently had the inspiring experience of sitting down with the associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to discuss the upcoming Emotional Revolution Summit (ERS) -- a game-changing effort between the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Lady Gaga.

Back to School With Heart

Janine Francolini | Posted 10.28.2014 | Education
Janine Francolini

It is time to be going back to school with more than brand new backpacks filled with school supplies. Here's to the 2014-15 school year kick-off with vigilant attention to EVERY aspect of our children's health and development!

The Rise And Fall Of Lady Gaga

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

About five years ago, Lady Gaga burst into mega fame with the force of a shooting star (that insisted on wearing raw meat to red carpet events). But w...

Speaking Out for Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

Cynthia Germanotta | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact
Cynthia Germanotta

First and foremost, we are an organization that conducts our charitable activity directly, and we fund our own work. We are not a grant-maker that funds the work of other charities, and were never intended to be.

Mental Health Matters: 'Text, Talk, and Act' on December 5th

Matt Leighninger | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Matt Leighninger

For too many years, we've been afraid to talk about mental health. Too many of us suffer in silence, or fail to help people close to us, because we worry about what others will think.

Braved the Marathon

Maya Enista Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Maya Enista Smith

On Sunday, I ran the New York City Marathon. You can file that under things I never thought that I would do, but here I am, icing my knees with frozen broccoli stir fry and hobbling down stairs.

Born to Run

Cynthia Germanotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Cynthia Germanotta

While our runners have been stretching, training, and psyching themselves up for this enormous challenge, the team at Born This Way Foundation has been inspired to think more critically about the intersections of mental and physical health.

Lady Gaga Used To Be Insecure?

Posted 09.12.2013 | Celebrity

Lady Gaga took to "Good Morning America" Sept. 9 for a slightly less naked rendition of "Applause" and some confessions. It turns out the meat dre...

Lady Gaga: The Power of Natural

Randy Taran | Posted 09.29.2013 | Celebrity
Randy Taran

I'm excited to see this new look for Lady Gaga, and even happier to think of what that can represent for youth. Be Authentic, Be Yourself, Accept Who You Are -- the world is waiting for your voice, your vision, your innate power and the beauty of who you are.

LOOK: Lady Gaga's Queerest Moments

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last night Lady Gaga announced details for her upcoming album, "ARTPOP." Any new Gaga music is a cause for celebration, so what better way to ring...

Lady Gaga May Not Resume Tour Until At Least September

Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga may not resume her "Born This Way" tour until at least September, according to a new report from Life & Style. A source reportedly revea...

'You Have Completely Blown My Mind'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga took a moment on Wednesday evening to write a letter to her fans, thanking them for support after she underwent surgery. In a note titled...

Lady Gaga Cancels Tour Dates

Posted 02.21.2013 | Entertainment

Bad news, little monsters. Lady Gaga has canceled four of her upcoming tour dates. Mother monster has cut her Feb. 13 and 14 shows in Chicago, Feb...

'Not Born This Way:' Group Pays Plane To Fly Anti-Gay Banner Above Gaga Tailgate

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lady Gaga kicked off the much anticipated North American leg of her Born This Way Ball tour last week, but the Florida Family Association welcomed th...

Anti-Bullying Hero Hopes for Harvard

Jim Luce | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

I met Christopher Rim, the founder and president of an anti-bullying awareness organization called It Ends Today about a year before Lady Gaga did. His group's message is startlingly simple: Students listen more to their peers than adults.

Yoko Ono Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday Today By Awarding Lennon Ono Grants for Peace in Reykjavik

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Thorp

I asked Yoko Ono -- who at 79 is as youthful, energetic and beautiful as ever -- how she picks the recipients, is there a committee or board? "No, I feel it in here," she said pointing to her heart, "It comes from the heart."

Lady Gaga: The Pope Doesn't 'Matter,' ‘Gay Marriage Is Going To Happen'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Long-time gay icon Lady Gaga spoke out last week after the Pope told a group of bishops in France that the traditional definition of marriage, between...

Born This Way? The Upsetting Obsession Over Lady Gaga's Weight

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

If you were searching for a case study in how quickly international acclaim, countless awards and stratospheric success become entirely overshadowed by a few pounds, look no further than the curious case of Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga's Most High-Profile New Ally?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lady Gaga's anti-bullying organization has found a high-profile new ally: Patrick Schwarzenegger. The 18-year-old son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and...

Lady Gaga's Song 'Demonic' And 'An Utter Perversion,' Says Anti-Gay Pundit

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" has certainly endured its share of criticism from a number of high-profile figures since its 2011 release. Now, however, o...

(Golden) Material Girl

Larry Womack | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media
Larry Womack

This persistent ageism when we talk about Madonna now should be disturbing to anybody who plans to live to middle age. But ageist jokes about Madonna are going to grow old long before she does, and, in the end, it is her story that will be told.

Is Lady Gaga Making Kids Gay?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Office Depot officials say they hope to create a "braver, kinder school year" for students by partnering with Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, bu...

Lady Gaga Is A '200-lb Toddler,' Says Manager

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

It looks like Lady Gaga's manager, Troy Carter, is her toughest critic. (But is he still one of her Little Monsters?) During a Music Matters keynot...