Initiatives

The It Gets Better Project always has new and exciting initiatives happening in support of LGBTQ+ young people! These are some of the latest.

5 Queer Uplifting Videos From Around The World

News from our Global Affiliate Network for August 2020!

Queerbook Class of 2021

Catch your favorite queer personalities in this visual storytelling initiative to inspire and uplift LGBTQ+ students heading back to school!

#AlwaysPride: 4 Uplifting Queer Stories From Around The World

News from our Global Affiliate Network for June 2020!

WE ARE TOTALLY NORMAL, According to Rahul Kanakia

Rahul Kanakia has been writing and submitting stories since she was 18. Most have been science fiction and fantasy shorts stories. Now, she's a novelist with two YA novels under her belt: ENTER TITLE HERE and WE ARE TOTALLY NORMAL.

Getting Personal with Jenny Riffle and Molly Landreth

Jenny Riffle and Molly Landreth are co-faculty members at PCNW in Seattle, renowned professional photographers, and best friends.

CINDERELLA IS DEAD, at Least According to Kalynn Baron

Kalynn Bayron is an author and classically trained vocalist. She grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. She is the author of CINDERELLA IS DEAD, a queer remake of the classic fairy tale.

Niki Smith Gabs Overs Graphic Novels with the It Gets Better Project

Niki Smith is an artist, writer, and lover of fine comics (and some pretty trashy ones too). Her debut graphic novel, CROSSPLAY, is a Lambda Literary Award nominee.

Adiba Jaigirdar and THE HENNA WARS

Adiba Jaigirdar is a Bangladeshi/Irish writer and teacher. Her debut novel, THE HENNA WARS, is a rom-com in which two girls find themselves with rival henna businesses.

1-on-1: Cameron Esposito and Tegan Quin

Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based comic, actor, and writer. Her first memoir, SAVE YOURSELF, was released in March 2020.

An It Gets Better Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner, Michael R. Jackson

As a songwriter, Michael R. Jackson has seen his work performed everywhere from Joe’s Pub to NAMT. His latest musical, A STRANGE LOOP, was the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner in Drama.