While others may have focused on her towering 6″ heels, it was [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga’s[/lastfm] message to President Obama at this weekend’s Bay Area fundraiser that caught our attention.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] has never been soft-spoken, but it was nice to see her speak out on an issue near-and-dear to many of us in the Bay Area: Gay Rights.

Coughing up a patriotic $38,500 per couple at the private fundraiser/dinner with the president that took place in Atherton this weekend, Lady Gaga came prepared with letters from fans and a note of her own. Her issue, school bullying, and especially as it concerned the recent suicide of gay teen, Jamey Rodemeyer.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gaga[/lastfm] got eight minutes with the President. That’s like hearing two [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gaga[/lastfm] songs back-to-back, more than enough time to get across a message.

Check out the fully story here.


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