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 March 2020.
Enrique Bernabéu Joins It Gets Better España
On Zero Discrimination Day, Enrique Bernabeu joined our affiliate in Spain to talk about the double discrimination he has suffered as a person with a disability and for being part of the LGTBQ+ community. “You are not alone and I encourage you to fight to keep you going,” he says.
TV Anchor Menchi Barriocanal Shares Hope With It Gets Better Paraguay
The beloved and charismatic Menchi Barriocanal, television presenter and journalist in Paraguay, leaves us messages of support and hope for the LGBTQ + population.
Yura Shares Their Story With It Gets Better Russia
Yura, or Yuki, if more officially, is 18 years old and recently told their story for our affiliate in Russia.
Proud Mexican Parents Share Their Story Of Overcoming Homophobia To Support Their Two Gay Sons
In collaboration with the Collective for the Protection of All Families in Yucatan, we started a series of videos of family members of LGBTQ+ people who share their testimonies of acceptance and unconditional love for their loved ones. Learn about the history of Campos Díaz.
A Message from “Motherland: Fort Salem”
Taylor Hickson (Raelle Collar) and Amalia Holm (Scylla Ramshorn) from Freeform’s new show “Motherland: Fort Salem” share a message of love and support for the LGBTQ+ community.
Not to mention…
It Gets Better México Launches Resource Blog For Trans People
Our affiliate in the south border, to commemorate #TransVisibilityDay, has launched a blog that includes vital information of local and national resources that serve specifically to our trans community.
Google Arts & Culture Shares Virtual Tour Of LGBT+ Expo In Mexico City
Back in 2018, our affiliate in Mexico collaborated with the Museum of Memory & Tolerance in the LGBT+ Expo, which featured many of their storytelling efforts –including their Google Mexico video–. Now, you can take a virtual tour!
Our Network’s Response To COVID19
In the US, we’ve provided links below to the organizations that are actively working to provide you with information, resources, and/or services specifically in relation to COVID-19, both on- and offline.
Our Global Affiliates have been highlighting essential information from trusted resources, such as the W.H.O. and their country’s ministries of health, to connect LGBTQ+ youth to the available resources and self-care tips in case they need it, as well as a whole network we’ve continued to work on uplifting them by sharing positive queer content.
#WomensDay Commemoration Around The Network
Our Global Affiliates recognized this very important day of reflection on the continuous fight for equality for all women, including queer women.
Click here to learn more about the It Gets Better Project’s global network!