To start the day …. “Gaga: ‘Til It Happens To You’ …. Oscars 2016″!!


~~February 28, 2016~~~ 


I wasn’t watching the Oscars last night.

I rarely do.

When I was getting ready to go to bed, I turned the TV on. Vice President Biden was intriduced and I was curious.

I watched Lady Gaga’s performance and was amazed by the power of it.

I then became aware that this was one of the songs nominated for an Oscar.

As I looked information up today, I found out what was behind what  watched.

Kudos to Vice President Biden, Lady Gaga, Diane Warren and all the survivors represented in this song.

Main message: the culture needs to change.

Sure hope so.



Lady Gaga and Joe Biden lead the charge to take sexual assault seriously

Watch Lady Gaga Perform at the Oscars With Sexual Assault Survivors

Lady Gaga was joined onstage Sunday night by sexual assault survivors during her performance of the the Oscar nominated song “

From the documentary The Hunting Ground, about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses, Lady Gaga sings: “It gets better, it gets better, in time.”

Some of the women who joined Lady Gaga’s performance include journalist Zerlina Maxwell and activist Wagatwe Wanjuki.

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Lady Gaga has turned out some powerful performances recently, but she saved her best for the Oscars.

Gaga wrote the Oscar-nominated “Til It Happens to You” for The Hunting Ground, a harrowing documentary about sexual assault on college campuses. The singer has been actively and passionately involved in raising awareness for the issue, and has been open about how she, too, is a survivor of rape.



With studies indicating that 16-20% of women are sexually assaulted while attending college in the United States, more and more survivors are speaking about their experiences. As colleges strive to protect their brands and financial stability, assault victims often experience cover-ups by campus officials and police, but survivors continue to pursue their education and fight for changes in campus policies.

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Til It Happens to You” is a song produced and performed by American singer Lady Gaga. She co-wrote the song with Diane Warren for the 2015 documentary film The Hunting Ground, which deals with campus rape in the United States. The song had leaked onto the Internet through an unofficial recording made at the film’s premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. It was later released by Interscope Records to digital retailers on September 18, 2015.

The director and producer of the film had looked for someone influential to write a song for it, and music supervisor Bonnie Greenberg contacted Warren who was interested. After writing the song, Warren asked Gaga to record “Til It Happens to You“. Producer Nile Rodgers accompanied them during the recording, providing his suggestions.

A universal song about any kind of loss in life, the track was placed during two sequences in the film, highlighting the pain of sexual assault. The song consists of an orchestral production with strings, and an emotional vocal delivery from Gaga. Lyrically it asks listeners to stand in a victim’s position and try to understand the turmoil they go through. “Til It Happens to You” was later included as part of a public service announcement video directed by Catherine Hardwicke. The video depicts various instances of violence against women and sexual assaults. It ends with a cautionary note about the effects of such distress, and individuals finding solace with their close friends and relatives.

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Gaga appeared from behind a frame and sitting at a piano.

She dramatically delivered the ballad that built up as a string orchestra joined in. The performance climactically ended with a group of sexual assault survivors surrounding Gaga at the piano with the words “Not Your Fault” written on their arms. Both Gaga and Warren are survivors of sexual assault.

Gaga, a first-time Academy Award nominee, performed at the Oscars last year during a 50th anniversary tribute to The Sound of Music. Over the last month, she has sung the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50 and paid tribute to David Bowie at the Grammy Awards. She is working with Warren on songs for her as-yet-untitled fifth studio album.

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~Till it Happens to You at the The Oscars 2016 Full Performance~

The video of the Oscar’s performance was removed because of copyright issues.

I will show you the original version.

~~Til It Happens To You~~

~~Published on Sep 17, 2015~~

A portion of proceeds from the sale of the song will be donated to organizations helping survivors of sexual assault.


We ALL are ONE!!