When it comes to queer representation in the media, #20GAYTEEN has been everything! As the year comes to a close, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite It Gets Better videos featuring some of our favorite people. (And yes, of course we had to start with #LesbianJesus!)
Hayley Kiyoko’s Advice On Coming Out And Loving Yourself
For National Coming Out Day, Hayley Kiyoko sat down with us to share her coming out story, her path to self-acceptance, and the mantra she repeats to herself every morning. ❤️
Advice From Your Favorite Queer YouTubers At VidCon
We caught up with Manny MUA, Nikita Dragun, Ben J. Pierce, Alexis G. Zall, Joey Graceffa and Kingsley at Vidcon to talk about life as a queer YouTuber.
“Pose” Star Ryan Jamaal Swain Talks About The Importance of Chosen Family
Ryan Jamaal Swain sat down with the It Gets Better crew to talk about finding acceptance, living truthfully and starring in the Golden Globe-nominated FX series “Pose.”
The “Love, Simon” Cast And Crew Say It Gets Better
We talked to the cast and crew of “Love, Simon” as they walked the red carpet for the Los Angeles fan premiere of their groundbreaking new movie.
Alyson Stoner On Falling In Love, Finding Pride and How It Gets Better
After falling in love with a woman, Alyson Stoner felt like she had to reassess her entire belief system. Today, she’s proud of her queer identity and wants others to know that it gets better.
Riot Games Says It Gets Better For National Coming Out Day
In support of National Coming Out Day, a group of LGBTQ+ Rioters, in partnership with the It Gets Better Project, decided to share their journeys of self-discovery, how they opened up to the world, and their advice for anyone, young or old, who may find themselves in a similar situation.
Wedding Dance Sensations PJ And Noah Tell Their It Gets Better Story
After a video of their first dance went viral, PJ and Noah knew that they wanted to use their visibility to inspire LGBTQ+ young people who might be feeling alone like they once did. They started a Facebook fundraiser for It Gets Better, and the results were incredible–over $36k raised (and growing)! ❤️🌈
We sat down with the newlyweds to talk about their personal journeys, their adorable dads and that famous ‘Dirty Dancing’ lift. 🕺 Check out their It Gets Better fundraiser here: https://bit.ly/2BBvoiy
4 Questions With Chloe Grace Moretz And The Team Behind “The Miseducation Of Cameron Post”
The It Gets Better Project interviewed Chloe Grace Moretz, Desiree Akhavan and the cast of “The Miseducation Of Cameron Post” at Sundance Film Festival 2018.
12-Year-Old YouTuber Says The Internet Has Changed The Game For The LGBTQ+ Community
ActOutGames YouTuber Presley started posting daily vlogs when she was just 7 years old. After growing up on the internet, Presley says the queer community online has helped her find and accept herself. Wise beyond her years, Presley now spreads her message of hope to other people who may feel alone. Check out ActOutGames at youtube.com/actoutgames.
The Stars and Director of “Alex Strangelove” Talk About Finding Your Identity
We visited Netflix to sit down with the stars and director of the film “Alex Strangelove.” From finding his identity to navigating dating in high school, the film tracks the experiences of Director Craig Johnson. Plus, you won’t want to miss Daniel Doheny and Antonio Marziale’s advice to young LGBTQ+ people!