Lady Gaga’s mother to be honored by Boston PFLAG

Cynthia Germanotta is cofounder and president of the Born This Way Foundation, an organization that empowers young people to tell their stories, combats bullying, and encourages acts of compassion. She may be better known, however, as Lady Gaga’s mom. Germanotta will be honored by Greater Boston PFLAG at their Pride & Passion benefit and auction on Friday, May 6, receiving this year’s Cornerstone of Equality Award. We caught up with her and asked about the young people she encounters, Gaga’s emotional performance at the Oscars, and plans for the future.

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