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 November 2019.
Brit Pit Crew Shares His Story
AJ from RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Brit Crew shares his story with our affiliate in the United Kingdom, about coming out, his faith and his career.
Mexican Entrepreneur Maru Medina Shares Her Testimony As A Proud Mom
In collaboration with the Collective for the Protection of All Families in Yucatan, our Mexican subsidiary initiated a series of videos of relatives of LGBTQ + people who share their testimonies of acceptance and unconditional love towards their loved ones.
Exploring The LGBTQ+ History In Colombia
Our Colombian affiliate paid tribute to five activists and an LGBTQ+ media to tell their story and how in the country progress was made with important milestones such as the decriminalization of homosexuality, equal marriage, equal adoption and the change of sex component. This is the first part of a video series.
David Okada Shares His Coming Out Story With It Gets Better Perú
In the style of the contributions that made our message of hope go viral in 2010, David shares his story with our affiliate of his native Peru from Argentina.
Ruben Errebeene Joins Forces With It Gets Better España
Spanish Audiovisual Artist and Drag Performer Ruben Errebeene Shares Their Testimony of Hope
Men Can Dance (In Heels!) Too: Ballet Dancer Harper Watters
Harper Watters, Soloist for the Houston Ballet, stuns audiences with his incredible dance abilities on the stage. Off the stage, he inspires his growing social media audience with his ability to be 100% authentic, but he wasn’t always so confident. Here’s how he grew to be proud of his differences.
Not to mention…
It Gets Better México Is On Spotify!
Music can connect us all, no matter our language, race, sexual orientation or gender identity. That’s why our Mexican affiliate has partnered with Spotify to highlight the music that uplifts and empowers us all.
Chilean Affiliate Continues The Fight For LGBTQ+ Youth Amidst Political Turmoil
Todo Mejora has become a great resource for containment and inspiration for the LGBTQ+ community in Chile, while as a country they are going through one of the most severe political crises in recent history. Our message of hope becomes vital in the most difficult moments.
Serving As It Gets Better Paraguay’s President Since 2012, Diego Bazán Steps Down
With more than 7 years at the helm of the second oldest affiliate in the Global Affiliate Network of It Gets Better, Diego leaves the presidency and begins a process of leadership change in one of the network’s most dynamic and committed teams. Part of Diego’s legacy were key alliances in advancing the visibility and human rights of the LGBTQ+ community in the country, such as Amnesty International Paraguay.
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