Pop singer Lady Gaga will donate
proceeds from the country remix of her gay anthem Born This Way
to gay group GLSEN, MTV News reported.
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education
Network (GLSEN) works to combat anti-gay behavior and bias in school
to reduce schoolyard bullying of children based on sexual
orientation and gender identity.
Lady Gaga unveiled her country remix of
the hit song ten days ago via Twitter and released the track for
purchase via iTunes on Tuesday.
In February, rocker
Adam Lambert announced he would donate proceeds from a reworked
version of Aftermath, which debuted on Lambert's first studio
album For Your Entertainment, to The Trevor Project, the
California-based non-profit that runs the nation's only 24-hour
confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.
Last year, Lady Gaga helmed a
one-celebrity campaign to repeal “Don't Ask, Don't Tell,” the
Clinton-era law that bans gay and bisexual troops from serving
recently backed out of an exclusive Born This Way deal with
retail giant Target over gay rights.