Share this Story

Lady Gaga's Little Monsters are furious with Mariah Carey & Madonna

Leah Prinzivalli writes about pop culture, beauty and health and has interviewed some of your favorite reality stars. She has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, The Frisky, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, l...

Lady Gaga's fans to Mariah Carey & Madonna: Stop exploiting the gay community

Lady Gaga fans have a bone to pick with Madonna and Mariah Carey. According to the writers of a new petition, the pop divas aren't doing all they could be for gay rights — while still claiming to be moving gay culture forward. Mariah Carey received a GLAAD award "for no reason whatsoever," according to the petitioners.

More: Lady Gaga gets David Bowie tattoo while prepping for her Grammys tribute

While Madonna and Carey are "exploiting the gay community," Lady Gaga has allegedly done the groundwork in serving the LGBT youth that makes up a segment of her audience. As the petition points out, she has her own Born This Way foundation to help LGBT youth.

One harsh comment on the petition reads, "Madonna never cared about the gay community. She just cared about their business." Another couldn't agree more. "These two untalented hags need to step aside and let Lady Gaga take over."

More: Leonardo DiCaprio scolded by Lady Gaga's fiancé after Golden Globes dis

Madonna hasn't responded to the petition directly, but she did post a subtle reminder of her activism on Instagram. Fans who have been following Madonna for decades will recall that although she may not have a foundation, she's often brought gay rights to the forefront of her act. (And remember when she kissed Britney Spears?)

Hard to believe this actually happened not so long ago!!!!! Still fighting that #revolutionoflove

A photo posted by Madonna (@madonna) on

The post has garnered over 30,000 likes — compare that to the 124 supporters of the petition. Madonna, we think you've won.

More: Lady Gaga's new tattoo honors sexual assault survivors

New in Entertainment

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started