We’ve created a number of EduGuides to accompany some of our best videos, films, books, and more. These are colorful materials that make it easy to share It Gets Better stories with any audience. Each EduGuide comes with discussion questions, activities, and more that make for an engaging presentation. Check out our current collection below.


From ABC Studios

Created by award-winning filmmaker Dustin Lance Black, WHEN WE RISE is a docudrama miniseries that examines 45-years of history within the LGBTQ+ battle for civil rights in America. It profiles the lives of several community members as they struggle and triumph personally, professionally, and politically as pioneers of the LGBTQ+ rights movement.

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall

From Frameline Youth In Motion

An inspiring documentary about grit, perseverance, vision, and the redemptive power of art, BEHIND THE CURTAIN: TODRICK HALL tells the incredible story of Todrick's rise as an acclaimed performer and YouTube sensation. You won't want to miss it!


The Heartwarming YouTube Series

Come join Lindsay and their best friend Teddy on an adventure through the ABCs of LGBT! Watch a collection of videos and use our activity sheets to teach young kids what ‘LGBT’ stands for, what identities many people share, and so much more.


A Stunning Look at LGBTQ+ Youth

PROJECT CONTRAST is both a storytelling project and a nonprofit organization created to help highlight the voices of LGBTQ+ youth across the United States. Join us in exploring some of their most touching stories.

Coloring with Max and McKenna

An Original It Gets Better YouTube Series

COLORING WITH MAX AND MCKENNA features internet sensation, Max Emerson, and one of our all-star interns, McKenna Palmer chatting with your favorite LGBTQ+ YouTubers and bloggers about their inspiring, hilarious, heartbreaking, and empowering stories - all while coloring!


An Adventure Documentary

When Jennifer and Lisa first fell in love, they vowed to follow a life of adventure. The couple had no idea that their promise would lead them to leave their 9-5 jobs, pick up a video camera, and travel to fifteen countries through Asia, Africa and South America for one year. This is their story.


A Novel from Simon Curtis

BOY ROBOT is the LGBTQ+ sci-fi adventure you've been waiting for! It's a fast-paced, high-stakes novel from recording artist Simon Curits that explores humanity, the ultimate power of empathy, and the greatest battle of all: love versus fear. 

How Do I See The World?

From It Gets Better Brasil

Having serious conversations with our families can be tough. We're here to help your family conversations go right with this new EduGuide from It Gets Better Brasil.


A Collection of It Gets Better Videos

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.

Bayard & Me

A Short Film 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.


A Provocative Documentary Film

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

A Book 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 Movie

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 Selling Book

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.