Difference between revisions of "Born This Way"

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====Region: [[:Category:Middle East|Middle East]]====
====Region: [[:Category:Middle East|Middle East]]====
====Subject:[[:Category:Sexual/Gender Orientation|Sexual/Gender Orientation]], [[:Category:Political/Economic/Social Opinion|Political/Economic/Social Opinion]]====
====Subject: [[:Category:Sexual/Gender Orientation|Sexual/Gender Orientation]], [[:Category:Political/Economic/Social Opinion|Political/Economic/Social Opinion]]====
====Medium: [[:Category:Music|Music]]====
====Medium: [[:Category:Music|Music]]====

Latest revision as of 21:46, 15 November 2016

Date: 2011

Region: Middle East

Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation, Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Music

Artist: Lady Gaga

Confronting Bodies: Lebanon's General Secretary Department

Dates of Action: June 2011

Location: Lebanon

Description of Artwork: Lady Gaga's most recent album, "Born This Way."

The Incident: Sales of Lady Gaga's most recent album, "Born This Way," were banned in Lebanon because it is considered offensive to Christianity. Lebanon's General Secretary Department accused the album of bad taste and restricted its sale. Religion is often a factor in censorship incidents in Lebanon, but it is likely the underlying gay-pride subtext of the album encouraged the ban. Just prior to this incident, Malaysia also banned sales of "Born This Way" because it promoted homosexuality.

Source: http://music-mix.ew.com/2011/06/06/lady-gagas-born-this-way-banned-in-lebanon/