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.

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.

L.C. Rosen Talks All Things CAMP with the It Gets Better Project

Lev Rosen is the author of books for all ages: two for adults, two middle-grade books, and two for young adults - JACK OF HEARTS and CAMP.

Exploring the Dark with Tehlor Kay Mejia

Tehlor Kay Mejia is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult fantasy novel WE SET THE DARK ON FIRE, as well as it's sequel WE UNLEASH THE MERCILESS STORM.

We're HERE FOR IT with R. Eric Thomas

R. Eric Thomas is the national bestselling author of HERE FOR IT, OR, HOW TO SAVE YOUR SOUL IN AMERICA, a memoir-in-essays.

We're Seeing RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE with Casey McQuiston

Casey McQuiston is the author of the incredibly popular young adult novel RED, WHITE, and ROYAL BLUE.