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?

How to Uplift AAPI LGBTQ+ Youth

We asked nine members of the It Gets Better family their thoughts on uplifting AAPI LGBTQ+ youth. Here's what they said!

Youth Voices Demanding Change 

The It Gets Better Project Youth Voices are using their platform to advocate for change in their own schools and communities. 

I Found Permission to Be Me on Twitch

Bisexual content creator Mxiety shares her journey to self-acceptance and "helping others the way so many have helped me.

Our Statement: The Fight for Reproductive Rights

Body autonomy has always been linked to LGBTQ+ rights.

Letters 4 Trans Kids

"You are loved – and you are a f***ing rock star!" - a Letter 4 Trans Kids from our executive director, Brian Wenke.

Let's Celebrate That!

Hailey announces her Ivy acceptances live on Twitch plus more highlights from our Trans Day of Visibility stream!

Never be afraid to say “GAY!”

The It Gets Better Project will continue to stand strong for LGBTQ+ youth in the best way we know how.

Guest Blog: The Key to Queer Euphoria

A'liya Spinner writes about the moment that changed her life and forced him to acknowledge she was living in gender denial.

Let's Celebrate 200K Followers on TikTok

The It Gets Better Project surpasses 200K followers on TikTok and remains the number one LGBTQ+ non-profit on the platform.

Texas "Can't Control Our Voices"

Read their speeches: 14-year-old Youth Voice Elliot and their mom talk about trans youth at SXSW in Texas.

Celebrate Trans Stories With Us

Get inspired and encouraged by some incredible standing up and speaking out for trans youth.