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?

Using LGBTQ+ Youth for Political Gain

Exec. Director Brian Wenke writes a column for his hometown paper in Ohio on why its vital we fight against "Don't Say Gay" bills.

Get to Know Our Youth Voices

Our Youth Voices are sharing their personal stories + their hopes, fears and dreams as the 2022-2023 school year begins

It Gets Better: Chella Man

Chella Man found a sense of belonging and identity through art, community, and joining a trans boxing collective!

Youth Voices: Class of 2022

From LIVE convos with Jojo Siwa and Zaya Wade to speaking out about anti LGBTQ+ legislations, see our Youth Voice Class of 2022 in action.

Reflections on Pride | Youth Voice Zine Issue 003

Youth Voices reflect on Pride: "Pride was a riot, pride is a protest, pride will always be a resistance..."

Meet the Grantees: 50 States. 50 Grants.

Fifty schools in 40 states plus Washington D.C. will receive $10K for projects making schools better for LGBTQ+ students.

We Will NEVER Stop Fighting for Your Rights

The It Gets Better Project statement on the overturning of Roe vs. Wade.

Why the Equality Act is Important to Me

Former It Gets Better Project intern Annie Bennett is passionate about the Equality Act, and you should be too.

LGBTQ+ Youth Have "Something to Say"

LGBTQ+ young people grab the mic as Freeform and the It Gets Better Project ask what change THEY want to see in the world.

Drumroll... 50 States. 50 Grants.

Meet the first six recipients of our nationwide grant opportunity to benefit LGBTQ+ students.