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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 are all born superstars.
She rolled my hair and put my lipstick on
In the glass of her boudoir.
"There's nothin' wrong with lovin' who you are"
She said, "'cause He made you perfect, babe"
"So hold your head up girl and you'll go far,
Listen to me when I say"

I'm beautiful in my way
'Cause God makes no mistakes
I'm on the right track baby
I was born this way
Don't hide yourself in regret
Just love yourself and you're set
I'm on the right track baby
I was born this way

Ooo there ain't no other way
Baby I was born this way
Baby I was born this way
(Born this way)
Ooo there ain't no other way
Baby, I was born this way
Right track baby
I was born this way

Don't be a drag - just be a queen
Don't be a drag - just be a queen
Don't be a drag - just be a queen
Don't be!

Give yourself prudence
And love your friends
Subway kid, rejoice your truth
In the religion of the insecure
I must be myself, respect my youth
A different lover is not a sin
Believe capital H-I-M (hey hey hey)
I love my life I love this record and
L'amour a besoin la foi

Repeat chorus + post-chorus

Don't be a drag, just be a queen
Whether you're broke or evergreen
You're black, white, beige, chola descent
You're lebanese, you're orient
Whether life's disabilities
Left you outcast, bullied, or teased
Rejoice and love yourself today
'Cause baby you were born this way
No matter gay, straight, or bi,
Lesbian, transgendered life
I'm on the right track baby
I was born to survive
No matter black, white or beige
Chola or orient made
I'm on the right track baby
I was born to be brave

Repeat chorus + post-chorus

I was born this way hey!
I was born this way hey!
I'm on the right track baby
I was born this way hey!

I was born this way hey!
I was born this way hey!
I'm on the right track baby
I was born this way hey!

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  • vballer616
    vballer616Feb 21, 2011 at 5:40 am
    ok repinj so u think people CHOOSE to be gay? That they CHOOSE to have so many people like you bash their lifestyle? That they CHOOSE to be constant objects of ridicule? That they CHOOSE to have people like u tell them that they're gonna go to hell on a regular basis? I know i wouldn't CHOOSE to have people treat me that way. As a society, we are just afraid of people who "aren't like us", and so society puts down those who are "different" in some way or another? You dont CHOOSE who you fall in love with. Love isn't that simple. It sometimes takes you by surprise. People spend years in unhappy marriages, and often don't discover that the reason they are so unhappy is because they are gay for a long time. Do you think, upon finding this out, that they CHOOSE to hurt the person they've spent all their life with? No, but they have to if they want happiness out of life. If they want to be with someone who will make them happy. I'm sure at some point in your life, you fell in love too. And you didn't consciously CHOOSE to fall in love. It just happened. Nobody says, "oh, I think I'll fall in love with that person." Some people are just born differently. We are all different. Not one of us is perfect. We will all make mistakes in life. But true love is NEVER a mistake. True love is never an accident. True love is fate bringing you to the person you are destined to be with. As much as I really didn't want to bring God into this, God makes us all the way we are. He gives us all different strengths, different weaknesses, different problems, etc... if being gay was such a horrible thing, God wouldn't have created people that way. Love is not a sin.Love knows no law, man-made or God-made. Furthermore, judging someone based on who they love is wrong. And most importantly, repinj, your grandchild is FAMILY. Family is the ultimate source of love. Just because you don't approve of your grandson's lifestyle gives you no right to not love him. I'm sure you did things your parents didn't approve of back in the 1800s and they loved you anyway. That's what family is dude. People who love WITHOUT JUDGEMENT. (To all other users of this site: I apologize for rambling on and on and probably not making much sense) ;)
  • ThE_ReAl_KaYlEe_EvElYn
    ThE_ReAl_KaYlEe_EvElYnApr 9, 2011 at 2:49 pm
    Two of my best friends on the entire world r gay and I couldn't love them anymore than I do now. One of my friends however (let's call him tom) is in a family that is against gays. He can't tell his family because he will have no place to go if they kick him out. His parents don't understand that he was BORN THIS WAY! People dont get to choose who they r. People who act different than who they truely r makes me sad because u shouldn't have to hide the truth. Just be u and people will love u for it.
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    peaceful101Mar 9, 2011 at 6:43 am
    seriously guys calm down i am a christian and i belive that god loves everyone, just as this song says, and 'jesuswalks' maybe you should open your eyes we are all the children of god and however he makes us, nothing can ever change that :)
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    abhie_ME0907Mar 29, 2011 at 11:41 am
    i think the meaning of this song is whether your black,white,beige or what color you are you can't change that but there are some people now that changing there color but the song said I WAS BORN THIS WAY :)
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    katie_taylorFeb 25, 2011 at 5:11 am
    i think that this song means that god made you the way you are for a reason, you dont need to chang who you are because someone says. thats why you were "BORN THIS WAY"

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