Lady Gaga Gives Moving Performance at Shelter for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

She sang "Million Reasons."

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Lady Gaga has been focusing her tour around small venues and more personal performances—but her latest performance might be the most intimate one of all.

On Friday, Gaga visited Ali Forney Center in Brooklyn—an organization that offers support and to LGBTQ youth in New York City. She brought along gifts for everyone, and delivered a heartwarming acoustic rendition of her song "Million Reasons."

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"I'm here today not because I had to excruciatingly pull time out of my schedule to come be here," said Gaga. "I'm here because I want to be here. And I'm here because I want this to affect other people around the world, and to remind them that when they are kind, it not only makes the other person feel good, but it makes me feel good too."

Gaga has long been an advocate for underprivileged and struggling adolescents, especially those in the LGBTQ community. She launched the Born This Way Foundation in 2011 with the mission to "improve the lives of young people and building a kinder, safer, more inclusive world" by addressing such matters as bullying and harassment while promoting self-confidence and empowerment in youth.

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