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NYPD Says, ‘It Gets Better’: Video

“New York Police Department is the latest police department to record an “It Gets Better” video. The clip opens with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reaffirming the bureau’s commitment to working with the LGBT community to protect its members from illegal harassment, abuse, and assault. School safety, anti-bullying, and hate crimes also remain priorities. Numerous police […]

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Stephen Schwartz Collaborated with Dan Savage and San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus “Testimony” (Video)

TESTIMONY – Music by Stephen Schwartz Lyrics taken from and inspired by the It Gets Better Project http://bit.ly/Testimonysong In writing TESTIMONY, Stephen Schwartz collaborated with Dan Savage, creator of the groundbreaking “It Gets Better Project.” Schwartz has set the heartfelt words from the “It Gets Better” videos to music, weaving them into a breathtaking, emotional […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles Joins with the It Gets Better Project for a Nationwide Tour

Sing your hearts out men, make us proud (we already are!). For several years, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has used music to share with high school students the importance of fairness and equality through their educational anti-bullying Alive Music Project. Now Executive Director Thom Lynch has announced a new collaboration with the It Gets Better Project and […]

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‘Former Homosexual’ Calls for Dan Savage’s Arrest For Giving LGBT Kids False Promise

DL Foster, an anti-gay activist and professed “former homosexual,” called for the arrest of author Dan Savage for his role in founding the It Gets Better Project, which has consistently been in the crosshairsof Religious Right activists over its inspirational message geared to LGBT youth. Foster, who made the comments last week on Americans For Truth About Homosexuality Radio Hour with Peter […]

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Outserve BAF: It Gets Better Video (Deployed U.S. Military)

Showing kids, from deployed military in Bagram, Afghanistan, that it gets better! We kept it short and to the point, just the way our U.S. Military wishes everything could be! Featuring (in order of appearance): SSGT Steven Procter, SSGT Shelise Harmon, AT2 Erin Jones, SPC James Velazquez, SPC Curtis Robinson. Music used: Born This Way, […]

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“It Gets Better” – A Message From The Sisters – Trevor Project

Just in time for Halloween. There are points in the video that are slightly scary and intimidated but a wonderful representation of our colorful LGBT brothers,  sisters & Sisters of Perpetual. An anti-bullying message from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence encouraging gay youth that it not only gets better, it gets FABulous! Featuring Sister Risque, Sister Jezebel, […]

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Hola Chicos: It Gets Better: Sergio Martinez (HBO)

Join HBO’s World Championship boxer Sergio Martinez as he takes the “It Gets Better” pledge: http://www.itgetsbetter.org/ The Trevor Project offers help to any young person who is struggling. Watch HBO Sports series and events online at HBO GO®http://itsh.bo/mqq7g6. With HBO GO, you can watch your favorite HBO Sports series and events on your iPad® (http://itsh.bo/hbogoapple), iPhone® […]

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Join Bill Maher as he takes the “It Gets Better” pledge: Bullied by Ostracism

Join Bill Maher as he takes the “It Gets Better” pledge: http://www.itgetsbetter.org/ The Trevor Project offers help to any young person who is struggling. If you are feeling alone, confused, or in crisis, call The Trevor Lifeline at 866.4.U.TREVOR (866.488.7386) or visit these sites:http://thetrevorproject.org, http://GLSEN.org Connect with Real Time with Bill Maher on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/maher  

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Video: Why ‘It Gets Better’ Works: Watch One Young Man Express His Gratitude

The proof is in the pudding (video). (Via thinkprogress.org) One of the biggest challenges in social justice advocacy is demonstrating success. When the whole goal is to prevent people from having negative experiences, it’s hard to prove that strategies are actually working, because there isn’t physical evidence. The desired result is “no negative experiences,” but some might […]

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Andrew Lippa records “It Gets Better” The Song

Broadway composer Andrew Lippa and head of the musical theatre program Kaitlin Hopkins take Texas State University musical theatre students into the studio. While serving as the musical theatre program’s first Composer in Residence, Andrew and the students recorded “It Gets Better” to aide the efforts of the national anti-cyberbullying campaign. Andrew’s incredibly inspiring song […]