LGBTQ+ and Ally Youth

It Gets Better® stories have the power to educate, and our original materials help make that happen. These films, videos, books, and more - as well as the free-for-download EduGuides that accompany them - are meant for the classroom, as well as any space where learning occurs and where empathy and inclusivity of LGBTQ+ youth are encouraged. For inquiries, email us at



Shortly after the first It Gets Better® video was uploaded to YouTube, the campaign went viral. By now, over 60,000 videos have been shared. FINDING PRIDE, the official discussion and activity guide, takes a look at 33 of these compelling stories divided into six themes or lesson plans. It was made in collaboration with Journeys in Film.

Bayard & Me

From Super Deluxe

In BAYARD & ME, Walter Naegle looks back on his intimate relationship with the great American leader, Bayard Rustin, in a time when gay marriage was inconceivable. He reflects on the little known phenomena of intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to civil rights.


From Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer

A group of bullied ninth graders in D.C. have finally had enough, and form the first LGBTQ+ gang called CHECK IT that soon attracts over 200 members. But building a feared reputation is tough. When four key members are offered a way out of the violence, they set their eyes on something that unifies them instead: fashion.

Queer, There, and Everywhere

From the Founder of Quist

Author Sarah Prager gives voice to twenty-three LGBTQ+ icons from history who invented and radicalized and trail-blazed. These astonishing true stories - now available in QUEER, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE - demonstrate how rich and varied gender and sexuality have always been in every culture, in every millennium.

This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous

A YouTube RED Original

THIS IS EVERYTHING: GIGI GORGEOUS chronicles the incredible transition of Gregory, a champion diver destined for the olympics, to Gigi Gorgeous, a rising media personality. It's a story about unconditional love and finding the courage to be yourself -- all while thousands of fans are watching on YouTube!

It Gets Better

The New York Times® Best Seller

IT GETS BETTER: COMING OUT, OVERCOMING BULLYING, AND CREATING A LIFE WORTH LIVING is a collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens by celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. It was edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller, the co-founders of the It Gets Better Project, and went on to become a 2011 NYT Best Seller.