Lady Gaga is NOT a Man

Let the rumor die!

I am usually not the type of person to get caught up in celebrity gossip or silly rumors. It is just not my type of thing. However, I have to take a stand on something I am tired of hearing about all the time - Lady Gaga is not a man! This insulting little rumor has gone on for too long. One would think since it is so ridiculous, the rumor would simply die. However, I keep hearing it and it needs to be addressed.

Apparently, the rumor came from a vindictive ex-boyfriend. If you stop and think about it, how many times have you dumped someone and that ex has gone out and said really nasty things about you? I'll bet it has happened to you, too, but on a smaller scale. Let's face it, few of us are as famous as Gaga, so when rumors circulate about her, many people are going to hear them. Why should the public believe some rumor started by an ex-boyfriend anyway? Give me a break! He just wants the attention.

So now I am left to ponder, why does the rumor continue? I suppose the "manly rumor" still continues because Lady Gaga sometimes embraces an androgynous look. I still don't get it since an androgynous look now does not erase the way she once looked. I don't know about you, but I thought she looked very feminine in her earlier videos. Aside from that, there are a number of other hints that Lady Gaga is not a man, nor is she a hermaphrodite.

She has a girl's name - several!

Lady Gaga was born with the very girly name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Considering Stefani, Joanne, and Angelina are all quite feminine names, this is a pretty strong indicator that she is a female. As far as I know, most parents don't have a baby boy and name him Stefani or Joanne or Angelina. Her name might sound Italian (since she is), but it definitely does not sound like a man's name.

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Childhood photos

Aside from the dead giveaway - her name - there are many childhood photos of Lady Gaga available online on several websites. The photos are obviously geniune pictures of Lady Gaga. She wasn't always a famous musician and she did not always dress in such an outrageous manner. Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Stefani. I am sure no one knew she would turn into the famous Lady Gaga... except her, of course!

Wouldn't she just admit it?

Lady Gaga is really not known for being shy about anything. She has been honest about being bisexual. She supports the gay community. Don't you think she would just be honest about this? I mean, let's face it, the world would love to have another drag queen superstar. RuPaul is still pretty awesome, but RuPaul has been around a while and is too busy with a TV show to make music anymore. The nation is looking for a new drag queen pop star.

Considering how outspoken Lady Gaga is on so many issues, why would she keep quiet if she were a man or a hermaphrodite? I am sure a lot of people would find her even more fascinating if that were true. I am pretty certain she would just be honest with the public.

Me and my soap box...

Despite all of the progress our society has made, it is still difficult for some people to accept a real woman can be as strong as a man. Lady Gaga is a strong, opinionated, and determined woman. Many people are threatened by her power and her success. Deep down inside, there are still people who can't believe a woman is capable of being powerful. I could start on one of my "Hillary Clinton and how she should be president" rants, but I will spare you of that speech for now. If a woman is strong, like Gaga, why most society put a penis on her because she can't possibly be a female? Suggesting that Lady Gaga is a man is not only demeaning for her, it is demeaning to women in general.

To all of you searching sites to find out about Lady Gaga's gender or asking questions about her on sites, please stop. Lady Gaga is certainly a woman. Stop treating her in a such a way; she is a person like everyone else. She has feelings, too. Furthermore, stop degrading a woman. She is allowed to be strong. She is allowed to have an androgynous look. This is a free country and stop treating a woman so poorly.

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Lady Gaga (Stefani) when she was on MTV's Boiling Points

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Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

Ok you sold me....Lady Gaga is not a man.....just a very unusual woman...voted up

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thank you for the comment and the vote. I was worried no one would ever comment. I thought I had offended my readers in some way.

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Sinea Pies 5 years ago from Northeastern United States

Who would have thought that the little girl in those photos would grow up to be Lady Gaga! Anyone's child could be a star in the making.

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

That is so true! Everyone was a kid at some time. Thanks for reading and thanks for the comment.

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Fluffy77 5 years ago from Enterprise, OR

I knew she could never be a man, that's just crazy! Thanks for doing this, who would really believe she could ever be a guy right. Good job on getting that out in the open now.

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thanks for the comment. I can't believe how many times that question comes up on websites. Of course Lady Gaga is not a man! It is so mean to say that about her.

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Docmo 5 years ago from UK

I am glad someone is standing up for Lady Gaga- she is a very talented artist who has made a huge success and knows how to get media interest with her outrageous costumes. I say good luck to her- I love her songs- some may feel threatened by her success and fuel rumours that are unkind and unnecessary. voted up!

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thank you for your comment. I agree with you completely that some people are threatened by her success. I can't see any other reason why someone would spread such a ridiculous rumor.

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nycgrl 5 years ago from New York

I also am sick of the Gaga haters. She is freakin awesome! I love her music (Born this Way is my absolute favorite that I constantly rock out to followed by Bad Romance and Just Dance). It's similar to the way Madonna was (and still sometimes is) treated back when she first came on the scene. People just can't stand to see someone else do well but whatever Gaga just keeps on rockin. And she laughs at the haters all the way to the bank lol

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Yes, I am tired of people talking trash about her. They are all just jealous. Do you have the new CD yet? I like it more each time I listen to it.

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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

I recently came out of the closet as a Lady Gaga took me a while. She drew me in with hearing what she had to say as a person not so much the music BUT now I like both! Paws up!!!

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

I am glad you are "out of the closet" and admit to being a fan. I think Lady Gaga is awesome. Thanks for the comment!

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nterry34 5 years ago from Nashville, TN

I love this! And thanks for clarifying! I have never seen her as a brunette. Voted up!

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thanks for the comment. Yes, she was a very pretty brunette. I think she should go for that look more often.

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SpiffyD 5 years ago from The Caribbean

I'm not one to write about celebrity stuff either, but it can really get ridiculous. The more cynical amongst us may wonder if that stunt wasn't an attempt to promote Lady Gaga (but that is taking conspiracy theory kinda far). I'm not sure that it's about Gaga being a woman, but people like something to talk about and they generally prefer the negative and sensational to positive and uplifting. That's the root of such talk.

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thank you for your comment. You are so right. People do seem to prefer negative news over positive news anyday. People just want to drag others down.

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Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

Lada Gaga has sooo many different looks. I have a hard time sometimes establishing whether she's even human (let alone not a man). Great up - voted up up up!

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Lady Gaga is very different, that is for sure. I just love her music and I hate it when anyone says she is a man. I mean, if she were a man, that would be OK. But I just don't think it is true. It is an insult to strong women. Thanks for the votes up!

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Springboard 5 years ago from Wisconsin

This whole thing sort of reminds me of when people seemed insistent that Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson were the same two people. Yeah Michael was weird, but as far I was concerned, the assertion that he was Janet as well just seemed absurd to me. Now that the King of Pop is dead, and I'll rightly give him the credit where credit is due that he was exactly that—he was certainly not all there, but he WAS very talented—I think the assertion is even more absurd, and I've actually been surprised that we didn't start hearing that Michael Jackson decided to kill off his male persona to focus on his Janet persona and make a ton of money to boot.

The only thing MISS Lady Gaga can rightly be accused of is genius marketing. BTW, I always hear people say she's ugly as well. I don't think she's THAT ugly. At least not out of costume.

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

I remember those Michael Jackson rumors! I think there were rumors at one point that he and LaToya were the same person, too. Poor Michael Jackson! He was never really understood. It is true - he was very talented though.

I don't think Lady Gaga is ugly at all, but I sometimes it is hard to remember what she really looks like. I guess she constantly changes her look so she can challenge people and make everyone question, "What is real beauty and why does it matter?" At least that is what I hope she is doing. Maybe she is just trying to creep everyone out.

Thanks for the comment!

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epigramman 5 years ago have such a terrific array of hub subjects -so eclectic in many ways and cheeky and saucy and sassy but so very intelligent and probing and engaging and enlightening - well you get the picture - lol - the epi man just loves your hubs ........

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thank you for your comment. I believe in a lot of variety... guess I have a short attention span. Thank you so much!

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SxECreator 5 years ago

As much as love joking about Gaga, it's very obvious to seeshe is indeed a woman. Sometimes attractive, sometimes.... im not sure. Great hub

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thanks for reading and thank you for the comment. I am surprised at how many people still think she might be a man. Just because she can look a little "unusual" does not mean she isn't a female. I think we are on the same page with this one.

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jakesully 4 years ago from tijuana, mexico

I never thought she was a man. Just a weird looking woman.

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Jeannieinabottle 4 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Hmmmm... I guess that is better than believing she is a man. Some people still swear she is a man.

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Moon Daisy 2 years ago from London

I love Lady Gaga, I don't always love all her looks, but I admire her for thinking of them, and committing! I actually never heard the rumour that she was a man... (I know, where have I been, lol!) But I'm glad you wrote this hub to dispel the myth for people who have, and aren't quite sure!

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Jeannieinabottle 2 years ago from Baltimore, MD Author

Thanks so much for checking out my hub. I am glad those rumors have died down. Thank goodness people came to their senses that were spreading the lies.

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