Since 2010, the It Gets Better Project and its Global Affiliate Network have collected over 60,000 video stories from LGBTQ+ people and their allies from around the globe. Here are some of our favorite moments from August 2020.
Peru: Emilia Fernández Shares Her Message of Hope For Trans Youth
“Surround yourself of people that support you, that accept and love you. Have faith always and never give up”: Emilia Fernández, a trans woman who proudly shares her story and message of hope with our Peruvian affiliate.
Mexico: Trans Activist Siobhan Guerrero Says “It Gets Better”
The activist, biologist, PhD. in philosophy, and professor at UNAM shares her story and message of hope for trans youth with our Mexican affiliate.
Russia: @RussiaForGays’ Fedya & Igor
The influencer couple joins our Russian affiliate’s campaign.
Argentina: Cloe & Mom Share Their Message On Behalf of Trans Kids
Cloe and her mother Caro do a great job of activism in Argentina talking about trans kids through their social networks. Here they join our sister affiliate It Gets Better Argentina with their testimonials.
USA: Meet The Queerbook Class Of 2021!
Just in time for back-to-school season, we asked LGBTQ+ folks to share the “senior quote” they think teens returning to school need to hear right now. Here are the results!
Not to mention…
It Gets Better Brasil Hosts Their First Digital Arts Festival
Our Brazilian affiliate hosted their very first digital festival of arts, from the 27 to the 30 of August, and with the participation of dozens of queer musicians and graphic artists. Check their performances on our affiliate’s Instagram account!
It Gets Better Colombia Commemorates National Day Against Homophobia
With this beautiful illustration and reflection on their LGBTQ+ elders that made it possible for things to get better, our Colombian affiliate commemorated their National Homophobia Day.
It Gets Better Argentina Shares Educational Materials on Asexuality
Our Argentinian affiliate partnered with AgruPAs, an asexual-lead nonprofit, to create an educational material on the diversity within the ace community.
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