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    Watch Lady Gaga's Heartbreaking New Music Video About Campus Rape

    The pop star takes a stand against sexual assault with her new single, "Til It Happens To You."

    Earlier this year, Lady Gaga teamed up with legendary songwriter Diane Warren to write a song about sexual assault for the campus rape documentary, The Hunting Ground.

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    The result — a gut-wrenching ballad about grief and survival titled "Til It Happens To You" — was featured in the film's end credits.

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    Told from the point of view of a rape victim, the song was partially inspired by Lady Gaga's own experiences with rape.

    Now the song is the soundtrack to a heartbreaking PSA about campus rape — which, warning, contains graphic depictions of sexual violence that may be triggering for some viewers.

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    Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight, Thirteen, Red Riding Hood) the clip tells the story of multiple college-aged women who fall victim to sexual violence.

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    It begins with a stomach-turning montage where the women are targeted and raped by men in their social circles.

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    The video goes on to show the women struggling in the aftermath before finding much-needed support from people in their communities.

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    The PSA ends on a hopeful note as the women leave their dorm rooms arm-in-arm, ready to confront the epidemic of campus rape together.

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    On Thursday night, Lady Gaga told fans on Twitter that she hopes the video will help survivors "all over the world" find peace.

    .@diane_warren & I made "Til It Happens To You" for people all over the world who suffer from painful life experiences. #TheHuntingGround

    We hope u feel our love&solidarity through the song & perhaps find some peace in knowing u r not alone through this film #TilItHappensToYou

    WATCH #TilItHappensToYou PSA: http://t.co/q9KWKRw14z A portion of proceeds from sales of the song will be donated to orgs helping survivors.

    Watch the gut-wrenching "Til It Happens To You" video in full now.

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