It Gets Better Blog

Read more about what's going on in the world and in the minds of LGBTQ+ youth. Plus, want to see your words on our blog?

Fighting Florida Censorship

Lawmakers in Florida are trying to silence Black and Queer voices... and we REALLY don't like that!

The Art of Drag

With Drag Queens under attack, Desmond is Amazing shares how the art of drag can inspire passion in a young person's mind.

Pride Flag Flies 365 at THIS School

Students at Hackensack Middle School wrote a resolution for the Pride flag to fly year round. AND IT PASSED!

50 States. 50 Grants. is Back

APPLY NOW: We're awarding $690K to school projects that uplift and empower LGBTQ+ youth in the U.S. and Canada.

To Heal, To Grow, to Truly Thrive!

The It Gets Better Project's Morgan Cohn says "the family I was given and that I had chosen" helped me heal!

A Letter to LGBTQ+ Youth

Diana Ricciardi kicks off the new year with a letter to LGBTQ+ youth... "I see you. I hear you, you beautiful human."

"I'm That Way, Too"

Teacher Libby Abraham says 50 States. 50 Grants. 5,000 Voices changed one student's life forever.

Better Everyday: Colton Haynes

"My hope for LGBTQ+ youth is that they can live without having to put on an act or hide their true selves."

It Gets Better: April Kae

Bi bass player April Kae creates abundance and changes vibes when she walks into a room.

Our 2022 Impact Report

See all of the many ways we helped make things better for LGBTQ+ youth in 2022.