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 January 2020.
Matt Lister From RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s Pit Crew
Matt Lister from RuPaul’s Brit Crew shares his It Gets Better story, about coming out.
Reviewing LGBTQ+ History in Colombia
Trans people have always been part of the Colombian LGBTQ+ movement, they were the face of the movement for years. In this chapter, you will be able to know how the process was to achieve decree 1227 that allows the change of sex in identity documents, the result of a collective effort to recognize Trans identities.
Leandro Shares His Coming Story For It Gets Better Perú
Being openly LGBTQ+ in Peru can be a challenge, but Leandro joins our affiliate there to share his story for the benefit of queer teens.
Pansexual Human Rights Advocate Ana María Morillas Joins It Gets Better España
Pansexual, panromantic and human rights advocate Ana María discovered with 11 years that she was interested in Monica Belucci as well as Gary Oldman watching “Dracula”. When they shared this at home they experienced family rejection, but they feels fortunate not to have suffered bullying. After learning about their sexual orientation at 31, they defends the need to inform and make visible. Something is certain: It does get better!
Dimitry Joins It Gets Better Russia
Our efforts, as a true global organization, take us to the places where our message of hope is most needed. Dimitry is a great example of that.
The Cast Of Freeform’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” On The Importance Of Queer Representation
Kayla Cromer, Adam Faison and Josh Thomas from Freeform’s new show “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” talk about the importance of queer representation in the media and give their advice to young queer people who may be struggling with their identities.
Not to mention…
Volunteers at It Gets Better Paraguay Got Engaged
We congratulate Sergio Camé and Max Peralta, volunteers at our affiliate in Paraguay, for their engagement! #LoveIsLove
Steelcase + It Gets Better México
This January, Steelcase in the northern city of Monterrey opened its doors to our Mexican affiliate to have our message and mission explained to their employees in benefit of their social responsibility efforts.
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