Mother like daughter: Lady Gaga’s mom to be honored in Gay Olympics


The World OutGames Opening Ceremonies will be held on May 27, marking the start of the biggest LGBT sport events. Athletes, participants, thought leaders and spectators from as many as 59 countries aee expected to take part in it. As part of the opening ceremonies, Lady Gaga’s mother Cynthia Germanotta will be honoured with the Champion Award, presented by the University of Miami Health System. The 63-year old woman rules the pro-LGBT charity foundation launched by her celebrity daughter. “I am honoured to accept this award as a symbol of the progress we are making towards our goal of building a kinder and braver world. We share the World OutGames Miami’s spirit of inclusiveness and the belief that communities will be strongest when we embrace each other’s differences and celebrate what makes each of us unique,” Mrs. Germanotta said. Ivan Cano, CEO of World OutGames Miami, said: “World OutGames is honoured to present Cynthia with the Champion Award for her amazing work done through Born This Way Foundation. This award recognition signifies our overall mission to foster unity and inclusiveness and it sends a strong message as the kick-off to this historic sports, culture and human rights event.”


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