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It Gets Better

WATCH: Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin Says 'It Gets Better'

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Gay Voices
Gov. Peter Shumlin


'Dirty Girl' Stars Make Emotional Plea

Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment

The upcoming indie comedy "Dirty Girl" features Juno Temple as, well, the "dirty girl" of her small town high school in Oklahoma. Her character Daniel...

WATCH: Dodgers' Powerful 'It Gets Better' Video

Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the latest sports team to lend their support to the It Gets Better Project against gay teen bullying and suicide. The '...

WATCH: Northwestern's Athletics Department Says 'It Gets Better'

Posted 11.24.2011 | Chicago

With the nearly ubiquitous It Gets Better video campaign already making significant headway in the realm of professional sports, it stands to reason t...

Lady Gaga Wants To Make Bullying Illegal

Posted 11.22.2011 | Celebrity

Tragic news of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer's suicide on Sunday has enraged pop star Lady Gaga to take a stand against bullying. The teenager from ...

Kimmel: Bert & Ernie Are Straight

Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes Jimmy Kimmel has so many passionate thoughts on an issue that he has no recourse but to take to his high horse to address them. Such is the ...

Seventh-day Adventists To LGBT Members: 'It Gets Better!'

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

This video represents a trend toward the love and compassion of Jesus being more fully displayed in Adventist congregations. In an important sense, the appearance of this video is, itself, an evidence that it does get better.

Amanda Terkel

LGBT Leaders Unhappy Scott Brown Refused To Film 'It Gets Better' Video | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Massachusetts Democrats and LGBT leaders continued to criticize Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) for refusing to appear with the rest of th...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Scott Brown Declines To Appear With Massachusetts Politicians In 'It Gets Better' Video | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Massachusetts congressional delegation has put together a new video for the "It Gets Better" project, reassuring LGBT youth who may ...

WATCH: True Blood's Alexander Skarsgard, 'It Gets Better'

Posted 09.24.2011 | Celebrity

For those of you who couldn't get enough of Eric on last night's episode of "True Blood," don't worry because the Swedish actor is featured--along wit...

WATCH: Colbert's 'It Gets Better' Video

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.19.2011 | Comedy

He might be a little late to the game, but Stephen Colbert has uploaded a video message to the It Gets Better Project's YouTube channel. The proje...

Independence Day Greetings from a Marriage "Liberationist"

Katherine Franke | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics
Katherine Franke

Why not be an advocate for extra-marital forms of commitment? Remember, marriage is, after all, a license -- and the state stays involved as a third party in the deal and its rules are non-negotiable.

It Gets Better Is More Than a Message, It's a Movement

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

The right three words can be the difference between hope and despair and, miraculously, "it gets better" has, for many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, meant the difference between life and death.

Make It Stop

Tim McIlrath | Posted 08.21.2011 | Impact
Tim McIlrath

Bullying, in many forms, may always exist. But much of the bullying that takes place today is trickling down from a culture and a media that gives credence to the hateful rhetoric that clogs our streets and airwaves.

WATCH: Cubs Release "It Gets Better" Video

Posted 08.20.2011 | Chicago

Following in the footsteps of the San Francisco Giants, the Chicago Cubs Monday became the second professional sports team to join the "It Gets Better...

Gay Councilman Lauds Boy Who Made Red Sox Make Anti-Bullying Video

Posted 08.11.2011 | Impact

Earlier this month, 12-year-old Sam Maden from Nashua, N.H. sent a petition of over 9,000 signatures to the Boston Red Sox. He wasn't asking them to s...

Tracy Morgan Should Be Fired

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In a year when we have experienced horrible suicides of LGBT youth, to not fire Tracy Morgan sends exactly the wrong message. To advocate violence against anyone is disgusting, but against our most vulnerable youth -- it crosses the line.

Chicago Cubs To Produce 'It Gets Better' Video

Posted 08.04.2011 | Chicago

Story courtesy of the Windy City Times CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs will produce an "It Gets Better" video, which takes a stand against anti-gay bu...

Thousands of Fans Ask Red Sox to Make an "It Gets Better" Video

Joe Mirabella | Posted 08.01.2011 | Sports
Joe Mirabella

Sam Maden is 12 years old. He loves the Boston Red Sox. And he believes in equality, inspired by his Uncle Chris, who died unexpectedly in January at the age of 43.

San Francisco Giants Join Anti-Gay Bullying Campaign

AP | Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants will follow in the footsteps of President Barack Obama, pop star Janet Jackson and more than 10,000 oth...

San Francisco Giants Make History as First Pro Sports Team to Make "It Gets Better" Video

Joe Mirabella | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports
Joe Mirabella

The San Francisco Giants will become the first team in professional sports to produce an "It Gets Better" video taking a stand against anti-gay bullying and homophobia, supported by more than 6,500 fans and four San Francisco mayoral candidates.

Google Looks To TV Ads To Grow Its Browser

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

Clean, inspiring piano track? Check. Drums for emphasis? Yup. Children doing cute things? Got it. Cello and violin alternating as the story comes to a...

It Gets Better Because We Grow Stronger: An Interview With Leading Gay Men's Health Expert Dr. Ron Stall

Jim Pickett | Posted 06.28.2011 | Chicago
Jim Pickett

Why, 30 years into the AIDS crisis, are rates of HIV highest among young gay men, particularly men of color? I interviewed Dr. Ron Stall, a leading HIV prevention expert.

Real Rahm, Fake Rahm, and Louder Than A Bomb

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The creator of the infamous fake Twitter account, donated his reward to Young Chicago Authors, the subject of the powerful new documentary, Louder Than A Bomb.

It Gets Better, Starting in Elementary School

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

And, so it was, that on a sun-soaked summer afternoon, 200 Nettelhorst families -- both gay and straight -- marched in the parade; in fact, we led it.