It Gets Better Blog

Read more about what's going on in the world and in the minds of LGBTQ+ youth. Plus, want to see your words on our blog?

Autistic + Trans

Oscar S. - "How my autism diagnosis gave me a new perspective on my gender transition. "

Trans Day of Visibility 2023

In perhaps the most important TDOV in history, this is how our community is showing up and being visible in 2023.

It Gets Better: Thaddeus Coates

Thaddeus Coates (aka Hippy Potter) is spreading Black, queer joy through illustration.

It Gets Better Global Summit

Members of our Global Affiliate Network are out there doing the critical work to support LGBTQ+ youth around the world.

This Year, Make Your Bday Matter More

Celebrate Aries season, give back to LGBTQ+ youth, and get some nice zodiac swag at the same time.

Time to THRIVE in the Deep South

LGBTQ+ youth in the south are experiencing a relentless wave of attacks... but they're resilient and proud, and there is so much hope.

Aro; To the Point

"Love" is not only about romantic attraction/ relationships. Writer Victoria Barron breaks down ace and arospec.

Will India See Marriage Equality?

By sharing stories of queer couples in love, It Gets Better India has helped influence the current debate about marriage equality.

50 States. 50 Grants. Inspo

From favorite teachers to queer teachers to safe spaces, TikTokers talk about what made a difference for them in school.

Aro & Ace Explorations

Writer and comic artist Saff celebrates love beyond the romantic with a mini-zine for Aro Awareness Week.