What does Born This Way mean?

Search Login

Lady Gaga: Born This Way Meaning

Covered By: Glee Cast


Get "Born This Way" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

Born This Way Lyrics

Play "Born This Way"
on Amazon Music

It doesn't matter if you love him, or capital H-I-M
Just put your paws up
'Cause you were born this way, baby

My mama told me when I was young
We're all born superstars
She rolled my hair, put my lipstick on
In the glass of her...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 9th, 2011 7:36pm report


    She is mocking God. She uses the term God makes no mistakes. He made her perfect but she changed into her bad ways. she admits to being high when she writes her music. God didnt make her into a monster. she did.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 1st, 2011 7:08am report


    This whole thing about gays going to hell doesn't really have anything to do with the song but ohs wells.
    I'm not religious, never have been never will be (I choose to believe in reincarnation and karma over god heaven and hell but I'm not a Buddhist) but even if god DID exist I honestly do thing he can send people to hell for being gay when they have no choice in the matter.



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 1st, 2011 7:47am report


    i think this song is about her genitals and that she was born that way



  4.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 26th, 2011 6:14am report


    It doesn't matter if you love him or capital Him. Capital Him is God. To us christians that is how you spell it to seperate it from other gods. And yes technically you are born gay because God knows what you are going to be and he knows what will happen in your life. So get over it and if being gay was a sin why would God even make it??? God wants all the people he can get to go to heaven. And I love how she points out every like issue. Gay trans and all that. I gotta hand it to you Gaga those are some powerful lyrics!



  5.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 26th, 2011 6:08am report


    i think the song means that you should accept who you are, no matter what the society thinks.



  6.  

    Victor Esc
    click a star to vote
    Jun 25th, 2011 6:49pm report


    If doesn`t matter,if you`re gay,lesbian,or small,big,fat,skinny,etc.Just love yourself.It don`t matter what you are,God will ALWAYS love you for who you are.



  7.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 19th, 2011 6:34pm report


    Born this way is about being okay with who you are, no matter if you've faced racism, sterotypes, radical christians throwing the Bible in your face, or bullying. Gaga is saying its fine and natural to be yourself and to be different.



  8.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 18th, 2011 6:17am report


    ITS NOT (just) ABOUT HOMOS/TRANIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Gaga said so in an interview. Its about acepting your self for who you are, wheather your poor or rich, your race, if your gay, maybe even if you stupid or a brainiac, have a disabilty like dislexia or DS or diabities, or just lack self confidence cos people say your fat or ugly, as long as you think your beautiful other people will start to see it to.
    This song realy sppeaks to me cos i have dislexia and ADHD and people juste to make fun of me for it.



  9.  

    Kevin Liberty
    click a star to vote
    Jun 18th, 2011 6:55am report


    okay . I had to come here because I am seeing post on my facebook about the meaning of Born This Way Lyrics and of course it is pointing out that Lady Gaga is a believer of Lucifer and the Devil.

    Who I am: I'm a Christian (Straight)

    Jesus words about Gay (Eunich):MATTHEW 19:11-12

    What I think the meaning of the Lyrics:
    Just as obvious as the words that are said is that a person must first learn to love themselves. And accept who they are when they are able to know and make decisions about who they are in life.

    My Christian view on the Lyrics and Lady Gaga: I have to confess I do not know Lady Gaga personally so I can not make judgements on her based on what I know. I don't think her lyrics are clear on who she mentions as Capital H-I-M, but I know in the Bible when there is a Capital H-I-M it mentions God or Jesus Christ, so it could be that Gaga is also referring to the same thing because she mentions God doesn't make mistakes on the lyrics as well, and the Bible supports that.
    Bottom Line for me is Jesus own words of God's greatest commandment is put into this "Love God with all your heart, all your soul and all your mind. The 2nd is equally important Love your neighbor as yourself."
    In this case if a person does not know how to love himself how can he know how to love others. But we all know how to love our self that's why we should love others in that same way.
    And God do I love myself.

    add me on facebook, just mention you found me here . ILY



  10.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 16th, 2011 6:26pm report


    Well she is living for gay rights, she wrote this for her campaign, there I say thank you gaga for the inspiration to move forward in life.



  11.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 15th, 2011 6:51pm report


    Okay, in this song . . Lady Gaga is talking about being proud of who you are. She's telling you not to change yourself because someone else doesn't like you appearance. What only matters is what you think of yourself. She's talking about being proud of where you come from and how you look. No-one else's opinions matters because, they can't judge you because you are who you are. Only GOD can judge you. But, not even because God doesn't judge people by their appearances, only by their character and attitude. You can be Gay, Bisexual, Straight, Transexual or whatever, you need to be proud of what YOU are. You are YOU - Thats NEVER Going to change. You don't need to change yourself because one person doesn't like you- YOU are YOU , who cares about everybody else? You are BEAUTIFUL - in your OWN way. If you are proud the way you are, then everybody will grow to be proud of you and think your beautiful TOO.



  12.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 13th, 2011 6:11pm report


    Now, alot of the comments i see are saying, "weather your gay, bisexual, lesbian, or straight, God lves you for who you are" but in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 states "Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God." (NIV). This states, that if you are a homosexual, "you will not inherit the kingdom of God" meaning, that it dosent take you to heaven being gay. I would say this song is sreligiously incorrect.



  13.  

    EllaC
    click a star to vote
    Jun 9th, 2011 6:50am report


    Performer Gaga is already controversial at home. Now, apparently, she is thought to be offensive overseas as well. Her brand-new record "Born This Way," which is already platinum, has been banned in Lebanon. The record has currently sold 1.1 million albums in the U.S. I read this here: Lady Gaga album banned in Lebanon, newstype.com



  14.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 7th, 2011 6:35pm report


    Yes I believe the first "him" is refering to what western culture refers to as "God" and the H.I.M in my opinion refers to Satan aka His Infernal Majesty. Cause I believe she is trying to include everyone in the spectrum of those who deserve respect.



  15.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 6th, 2011 6:50pm report


    dont you people get it?
    "it doesnt matter if you love him, or CAPITAL H-I-M" God = him, satan = H-I-M

    if you dont believe me, then put satan into this line: "a different lover is not a sin, believe CAPITAL H-I-M"
    of course a diff lover is not a sin for the devil, he's all about sin, put 2 and 2 together idiots






More Lady Gaga song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

The Whole Of The Moon anonymous
Now and Then anonymous
The Worlds Greatest anonymous
The Great Escape anonymous
25 Minutes anonymous
You're Somebody Else anonymous
Long Train Runnin' anonymous
We Don't Live Here No More anonymous
Feel Invincible anonymous
Stand anonymous
Perfect anonymous
Mr. Tinkertrain anonymous
Little Black Submarines anonymous
Lily anonymous
Age of Consent anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Invincible
Tool
Pneuma
Tool
Drive
Tim McGraw
One Night Standards
Ashley McBryde
homecoming queen
Kelsea Ballerini
No Stone Unturned
Randy Houser
Heat
Chris Brown
7empest
Tool