At the 88th Academy Awards, Lady Gaga gave the most important and powerful Oscar performance since last year's "Glory" by John Legend and Common.

Reminiscent of last year's showstopping, politically charged performance of "Glory" from the Oscar-nominated film "Selma," Gaga brought the house down with her rendition of "Til It Happens to You," her Oscar-nominated song from the Oscar-nominated documentary "The Hunting Ground," about sexual assault on college campuses.

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One sexual assault can affect a whole family for years. Just ask Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga explained how a sexual assault may not have just one victim.

Lady Gaga took the stage at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 23, 2016, to perform a song close to her heart.

The singer performed "Til It Happens to You" — a powerful ballad that describes the ensuing heartache that haunts a survivor of campus sexual assault. It's an especially personal tune for Gaga as she's a survivor herself.

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