Posts tagged "it gets better project"

Laverne Cox’s Moving “It Gets Better” Video Is A Tearjerker

Laverne Cox wasn’t always as sure of herself as she is today. Growing up in Alabama with a single mom struggling to make ends meet, she got bullied at school…

Claire Hannum | June 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm

I’ll Take One Of These Please

Zak here (or should I say Mr. January?) is one of the male library professionals featured in the “Men of the Stacks” 2012 calendar. In case your were wondering, Zak…

Ami Angelowicz | October 4, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Bullied Teen, Who Once Made An “It Gets Better” Video, Commits Suicide

Heartbreaking news: a teen who once made a video for the “It Gets Better” Project committed suicide yesterday after dealing with ongoing harassment because of his sexual orientation. Jamey…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2011 - 10:20 am

It Gets Better, The Book

When Dan Savage posted the first “It Gets Better” video to YouTube, following the suicides of multiple LBGT teens who faced bullying in school, he likely didn’t expect the overwhelming…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2011 - 12:40 pm

President Obama Does The “It Gets Better” Project — But He Needs To Do More

President Obama is the latest public person to contribute to Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better Campaign,” on the heels of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the video…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Attention, Bullies: It Gets Worse

By now, most of us have seen recent videos telling GLBT teens “It Gets Better.” We’ve posted a video by Dan Savage and his husband, Terry, as well as…

Wendy Atterberry | October 12, 2010 - 11:40 am

Dan Savage Tells Gay Teens “It Gets Better”

Check out this amazing and heartwarming video from sex columnist Dan Savage and his husband Terry talking about their 16-year relationship and their son DJ. They remind gay, lesbian and…

Julie Gerstein | September 23, 2010 - 4:20 pm