Since 2010, the It Gets Better Project has collected over 60,000 video stories from LGBTQ+ people and their allies from around the world. Here are some of our favorite moments from January 2018.


It Gets Better Austria Shares The Coming Out Story of Drag Performer Giselle Borderelle

Before coming out to their family, Giselle Borderelle was afraid of how they would react. As it turns out, Borderelle found immense love and support in their mother. Borderelle says life may be complicated at times, but it will get better!


It Gets Better Portugal Has An Inspiring Message

Lara Lopes shares a passionate message on the importance of self-acceptance and supporting each other within the LGBTQ+ community. 


It Gets Better Takes On TwitchCon

Volunteer McKenna Palmer went to TwitchCon to interview LGBTQ+ video game streamers and learn more about their world.


Colombian Poet Finds Strength Through Friendship

Rodrigo Marel shared his story of love and acceptance with It Gets Better Colombia. By leaning on his friends and family, Marel was able to be proud of his true self.


Trans Woman Looks Back At Her Personal Growth With It Gets Better Brazil 

After facing a difficult childhood, Cielo Simão went on to obtain a master’s degree in biology and become a successful working professional. Simão is proof that it really does get better.



It Gets Better España participated in the historical exhibit “A Journey Through LGBT History” at the Irj Riojano Youth Institute. 

It Gets Better Austria completed work on their new office, complete with unicorn stickers! 

It Gets Better Project traveled to Sundance to interview the stars of “The Miseducation Of Cameron Post.”