Lady Gaga has been crushing the game for over a decade, but a lot of the public is still catching up. The roaring success of "A Star Is Born" only multiplied Gaga's star power and now a whole new bevy of fans are discovering how outspoken she's been all this time.

As a female musician who writes her own music and is brazen about her own sexuality and politics, Gaga is no stranger to industry sexism and also no stranger to shutting it down on sight.

Last year, when Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford testified against Brett Kavanaugh, Gaga shared stirring words of solidarity during an appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert."

In the viral clip, she emphasized just how brave it was for Blasey-Ford to come forward, and noted how trauma can deeply affect your process of recollection.


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Oftentimes when people write into Dear Abby it's with the secret (or not so secret) hope that Abby will justify their longheld beliefs.

Whether someone is writing to rag on their messy ex, or laying out complex family dynamics, it's only human to hope that she will confirm that you are the one in the right, and everyone else is crazy.

However, this is definitely not how it always goes down, and for those of us reading and not writing, the letters that get called out often prove the most entertaining.

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Calling a pro-choice person a "murderer" is a sadly common inflammatory insult hurled by pro-birthers. In true medical terms, terminating an embryo is terminating a multicellular diploid eukaryotic organism, not murdering a person. Nonetheless, people still invoke images of infanticide in order to demonize people advocating for reproductive health care access. Normalizing a debate around whether abortion is murder has only further stigmatized the very real existential threats women face without birth control and safe abortion access.

A recent screenshot posted on the Murdered by Words subreddit showed a heated exchange between a pro-choicer and the pro-birth person who called them an advocate for murder.

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Explaining your life to extended family can be a huge chore, particularly when you're a single adult woman navigating the traditional pressure of being asked if you'll have children or when you'll "settle down."

Even if you figure out a pithy way to describe your life and answer all of the predictable yet exhausting questions, when you're at a large family function it's likely you'll have to repeat the refrain a dozen times for different relatives. In these times, it would truly be ideal to just have an informational pamphlet handy that lays it all out for everyone.

To this very end, the Twitter user Melissa Croce decided to reclaim her time and make catching up with relatives as easy as possible.

After joking with her coworkers about making a personal brochure to hand out at her cousin's wedding, Croce committed to the bit and created a hilarious pamphlet explaining what her job does, why she's single, and all the FAQ about living in NYC.


The brochure cover shows her face alongside the words: "Who's that girl. So you haven't seen Melissa Croce in a few years here's a primer. She's beauty and she's grace, she'll say it to your face."


She then dives into the nitty gritty of what her job involves, where she lives in NYC, and what it all means to her.


Without a doubt, though, the best part of the brochure is the Choose Your Own Adventure laying out the reasons she's single, and shutting down all the predictable concern trolling.


People on Twitter immediately fell in love with the concept of a Choose Your Own Adventure about single life, and a personal brochure in general.





In fact, Croce received several commission requests from people desperately wanting brochures for their upcoming trips home.





Truly, Croce has given both joy and inspiration to countless people online with this viral joke.

This article originally appeared on SomeeCards. You can read it here.

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