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Bullying in America: A National Crisis

Bruce Kluger | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Bruce Kluger

Although I have lived in New York City for 32 years, I have never been to Staten Island. It has been said, however, that this southernmost of New Yor...

Amanda Terkel

Elizabeth Warren Films 'It Gets Better' Video | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has released an "It Gets Better" video, drawing upon her experience as a schoolteacher to reassur...

Max J. Rosenthal

'It Gets Better,' Even While You're At War | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Now that gays and lesbians can serve openly in the military, some service members are attempting to help others through struggles simila...

Elementary School Climates And Bullying Examined In New GLSEN Report

Posted 01.18.2012 | Gay Voices

Given that more and more youngsters are self-identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) at younger ages, a new report hopes to shed ...

Gay California Cheerleader Commits Suicide On New Year's Day

Posted 01.18.2012 | Gay Voices

The disturbing spate of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teen suicides continues with news that another California student has taken his ...

Beloved Comedian Comes Out As Gay On 'WTF'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

Stand-up comedian Todd Glass, a fixture of the Los Angeles comedy community, publicly came out as gay on Monday's episode of the podcast "WTF with Mar...

Child, Please: How Much Worse Does It Have To Get Before 'It Gets Better'?

David Groshoff | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
David Groshoff

I'm calling B.S. on the "It Gets Better" propaganda. As we unfortunately just learned, it didn't get better for EricJames Borges, who took his own life only a month after filming his video for the "It Gets Better" campaign.

Gay Teen Filmmaker Succumbs To Suicide One Month After Producing 'It Gets Better' Video

Posted 01.13.2012 | Gay Voices

Just one month after filming an "It Gets Better" video in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, a California-based gay teen ...

Top Viral Videos You Must Watch Before 2011 Ends

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Lee Brenner

So as your favorite websites post their Top 10s and Best 10s and Worst 10s of 2011, we thought we'd just post 10 videos we enjoyed this year -- some you will have definitely seen, some you may not have. They're not the best or worst. They're just cool.

Amanda Terkel

Denver Broncos Respond To 'It Gets Better' Petition | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Denver Broncos have responded to an online campaign urging the team to make a video for the It Gets Better project, indicating that ...

Tebow Being Petitioned To Join 'It Gets Better' Campaign

Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices

He may have made the controversial choice to star in a Super Bowl ad for the anti-gay, anti-abortion organization Focus on the Family, but Denver Bron...

Put the Arts on Suicide Watch...

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A few years back, I lost two people to suicide. While I realize my senses are heightened, I've seen first hand how debilitating the mere mention of suicide in various programming can be for family members.

Making 'A Better Holiday'

Monica Raymund | Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Monica Raymund

When I was asked to participate in the "A Better Holiday" concert benefiting the It Gets Better Project, I said "yes" before I could even think. Why? Because without the legions of gay people who work in the theater industry, it would be a mere shell of itself.

WATCH: Out Congress Members Tell Youth 'It Gets Better'

Waymon Hudson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

2011-11-29-congressitgetsbettervideo.jpgThe Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus has released a powerful "It Gets Better" video.

Chris Armstrong Scholarship Fund: Former U-M Student President Sets Up Scholarship For Bullied Youth

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Former University of Michigan student body president Chris Armstrong has set up scholarship fund in his name to help teenagers who face bullying atten...

WATCH: Dutch Anti-Gay Bullying PSA Tackles Subject In Profound Way

Posted 11.14.2011 | Gay Voices

A new European public service announcement is tackling the issue of anti-gay teen bullying in a more direct, detailed way then ever before. Produc...

Leave Religion Out Of Michigan's Anti-Bullying Law

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The idea that religious beliefs require special provision within a law meant to protect the most vulnerable should be an affront to all religious people.

Sure, It Gets Better... But How?

Ken Zachmann | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Ken Zachmann

At midlife, we're all too aware of everything we missed and still need to learn, or re-learn. And, it's precisely at this point that our youthful confidence falls away and we begin to look around for concrete advice on how to make this life better.

Comedian Has Controversial Advice For Victims Of Bullying

Posted 01.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Anyone who hasn't been living under a rock for the past year knows that bullying is a hot topic in America. Due to a series of highly publicized su...

It Got Better For Me... But That's Not Good Enough

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 01.21.2012 | Gay Voices
David Valdes Greenwood

It wasn't inspiration that got me off that bridge but a person who saw a boy in a perilous place. Fewer kids will die when it's not just their parents or their gay and lesbian peers but our entire society that is keeping an eye out on their well-being.

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Finally Film 'It Gets Better' Video | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the New Jersey congressional delegation have filmed an anti-bullying video for the It Gets Better P...

Mom on Mom

Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE | Posted 12.11.2011 | Parents
Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE

New mothers sometimes snark hatefully at each other with the intent to cause pain. It starts with some article about breastfeeding, epidural, c-section, co-sleeping, whatever, and devolves rapidly. Some people call this Mommy Wars. I call this cyber-bullying.

Sneaking the Spinach in with the Popcorn

Peggy Conlon | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business
Peggy Conlon

Content integration can instantly elevate an issue, spark a dialogue and spur consumer action. But to do it right, you have to both entertain and educate -- with a heavy emphasis on entertain.

BBH's Calle Sjoenell Discusses Google Chrome's It Gets Better Campaign

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

AOL's David Shing caught up with (the very tall) Calle Sjoenell, Deputy Chief Creative Officer at BBH, during Advertising Week to discuss his work adv...

WATCH: Exploratorium Releases 'It Gets Better' Video For Gay Teens

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco

Like many before them, the staff of San Francisco's interactive children's science museum, The Exploratorium, has posted a video in the "It Gets Bette...