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 force teachers to remove LGBTQ+ books from classrooms. So we had an idea...

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.