Gay icon Lady GaGa wants to become an
ordained minister in California to officiate over the wedding
ceremonies of her gay friends.
According to the UK tabloid Heat
Magazine, the star has already taken an online course and would
like to marry gay fans on stage.
The Alejandro singer is an
outspoken supporter of gay rights. In thanking MTV for 13 Video
Music Award nominations, more than any artist in MTV history, she
said, “God put me on Earth for 3 reasons: To make loud music, gay
videos and cause a damn raucous.”
While voters in California banned gay
marriage by approving Proposition 8 in 2008, the law was struck down
last month by a federal judge. An appeals court decision expected
early next year could pave the way for the resumption of gay weddings
in the state.
Lady GaGa said the ruling moved her to
“At the moments notice of PROP 8
DEATH I instantly began to write music,” GaGa tweeted to her nearly
5.3 million followers. “BUBBLE DREAMS FOREVER! FULL EQUALITY!
THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!”
“REJOICE and CELEBRATE gay
communities and straight all over the world,” she tweeted moments
later. “Our voices are being heard! Loud! SCREAM LOUD