18 of the Most Inspiring Female Celebs of 2016

8. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has always been on the extroverted side, doing things that beg for attention. But lately, she’s used this attention to her benefit and spoke out about sexual assault. As a sexual assault survivor herself, she used a performance at the Academy Awards as an opportunity to speak up. “Til It Happens to You” at the Academy Awards, belting out the final lines as she was surrounded onstage by fellow survivors: “Til it happens to you, you won’t know how I feel.”

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