'It Gets Better' TV Special Featuring Dan Savage: Best Videos In Support Of LGBT Youth
"It Gets Better," the hour-long TV special focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, makes its highly-anticipated MTV and Logo debut tonightw.
According to Dan Savage, sex advice columnist and co-founder of the It Gets Better project, the emotional program will reportedly focus on the lives of three young people who are at different stages of of coming to terms with their sexual orientation and gender identity.
"The lives of these three young people will resonate with millions of teens -- gay and straight -- who are being bullied for simply being themselves," Savage is quoted as saying in an official statement. "It's so important they know that things get better and that living openly and honestly and being who you are makes it better. They have so many great moments ahead of them and they will do things they never thought possible -- so long as they keep fighting, stay positive, and stay with us."
President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Zachary Quinto, Chris Colfer and Chaz Bono are just a few of the many politicians and celebrities who've contributed to the It Gets Better Project with official YouTube videos so far, helping to make it a worldwide movement. Take a look at some of our favorites below:
Eric Stonestreet & Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 'Modern Family'
Jane Lynch & Lara Embry
Dan Savage & Terry Miller
Vinny Guadagnino, 'Jersey Shore'
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Neil Patrick Harris
Max Adler From 'Glee'
Boston Red Sox
Ben Cohen, British Rugby Player
Hudson Taylor, Columbia University Wrestling Coach