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 September 2020.
Greece: Katherine, First Out Trans Woman Educator in Greece
Author, educator, transgender woman and the current Executive Director at It Gets Better Greece. Katherine Reilly shares her experience as the first openly out transgender teacher in Greece, the love and support of her students as well as her experiences after coming out.
India: Drag performer Says “It Gets Better”
Samyukta is a 21-year-old illustrator based in Bangalore with a keen interest in surrealism, drag, and comic arts. She is vocal about her standing as an LGBTQ+ member and avid in her support of arts of the same community.
Mexico: The Straight-Cis Music Duo That Identifies As Allies
This music duo from the border cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez are straight but know that they don’t need to be part of the community to defend it.
Argentina: Lucas Shares His Story As Bisexual
Lucas tells us how opening up and looking for references helped him to accept himself as bisexual, transforming his environment and himself.
Austria: Klaus Horvat Shares His Testimony
Our affiliate in Austria continues to share testimonials from LGBTQ + adults for the benefit of German-speaking LGBTQ + youth.
10 Years Better: Gigi Gorgeous Reacts To Her Original It Gets Better Video
Ten years ago, Activist, Author, and Youtuber Gigi Gorgeous told LGBTQ+ youth everywhere it gets better. On the It Gets Better Project’s 10 year anniversary, Gigi reflects on what she said then, with new words of wisdom and stories to share!
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Colombia: Things Don’t Have Gender
Our Colombian affiliate highlighted the many things that people would normally associate with a specific gender to say that they really don’t have one. Understanding this topic helps people to avoid imposing gender stereotypes to others.
Paraguay: Andrea Shares Her Story For Bi Visibility Day
One of Paraguay’s most active volunteers, Andrea, shares her journey as an openly and proud bisexual woman on Bi Visibility Day.
Guatemala: Learning About Asexuality
Our affiliate in Guatemala starts shares educational information about the wide diversity in our community. This time they talk about asexuality.
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