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?

It Gets Better: Nneka Onuorah

Masc vs femme - how Nneka Onuorah discovered the balance within themselves.

Your Dollars in Action: Youth Voices

"Obviously we want to change the world... but being able to change one person's world is just as important.."

VA School Board Rejects It Gets Better Grant

NEWS: GSA students in Lynchburg, VA are not allowed to create a safe space with $10,000 in grant money.

Let LGBTQ+ Kids Be Themselves, On and Off the Stage 

Efforts to ban Max Hightower from a role in a high-school production of Oklahoma! were unconscionable, and LGBTQ+ youth deserve more.

WATCH: "The Drag Queen's Diaries"

Discrimination, self-discovery and the importance of chosen family! It Gets Better Guatemala presents "The Drag Queen's Diaries."

What We Learned: 2023 Youth Summit

"I have never felt a sense of community or advocacy like I did at the Youth Summit."

Do you believe LGBTQ+ youth deserve better?

Adults... it's time to show LGBTQ+ youth you're in their corner. Support our "Believe in Better" campaign!

Highlights From Our Second Annual Youth Summit

We learned, discussed queer identities and issues, and got to take some time for queer joy.

Honoring Yourself When You Can't Be Out at Home

Queer teacher Sarah Dean offers tips on how to honor the fullness of your identity without compromising your safety.

Dive Into LGBT History Month

Take a journey with us as we uncover some little known facts about LGBTQ history.