It Gets Better

About Our Global Movement

The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.

How It Started

In 2010, Dan Savage and his partner, Terry Miller, uttered three words that would give rise to a global movement focused on empowerment of LGBTQ+ youth — it gets better. What began as a wildly successful social media campaign to provide hope and encouragement to young LGBTQ+ people has evolved into a major, multi-media platform capable of reaching millions of young people every year through inspiring media programming, a growing network of international affiliates, and access to an arsenal of community-based service providers.

It Gets Better Around the World

Over 70,000 people have shared their It Gets Better story.

630,010 have pledged to help It Gets Better.

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Our Vision / Mission / People

The It Gets Better Project envisions a world where all LGBTQ+ youth are free to live equally and know their worthiness and power as individuals.

Our Financials

The following section includes financial information for the It Gets Better Project, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Catalyst Club

The Catalyst Club introduces a new experience for the It Gets Better Project's champion investors. 

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