21 Top News Stories of the Year
BY Lucas Grindley
November 14 2011 4:00 AM ET
13. Lady Gaga Makes an LGBT Anthem
Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” became an anthem for gay rights and was a staple at Pride events — but we also heard it sung by kids rebelling against bullying. And MTV named it Best Video With a Message, from a new category filled with pro-LGBT songs.
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