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, such as a class or GSA group. Each EduGuide comes with discussion questions that make for an engaging presentation, and some even come with fun activities and complete lesson plans. Check out our current collection below.


Queer Youth Changing the World

OUT IN FRONT is a five-episode docuseries offering a glimpse into the lives of young LGBTQ+ activists doing their part to change their world for the better.


A Heartwarming Documentary Adventure

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.

It Gets Better

The New York Times Bestseller

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.


The Evocative Online Series

IT GOT BETTER is an online video series that ran for three seasons on Lexus’ online channel, L/Studio. The series features notable LGBTQ+ figures sharing their personal stories of struggle and success.


The Academy Award-Winning Film

MOONLIGHT is the groundbreaking 2016 coming-of-age film from A24, written and directed by Barry Jenkins based on an unpublished semi-autobiographical play by Tarell Alvin McCraney. It became the first film with an all-black cast and the first LGBTQ-related film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.


In Collaboration with SFGMC

OUTSIDE VOICES is an original workbook created in collaboration with the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) through their Reaching Youth Through Music (RHYTM) program. It's a 6-part unit that invites participants of all ages and identities to explore the power and importance of storytelling, to craft stories through performance art, and to build skills to perform stories from a place of power.


In Collaboration with ONE Archives

Fearless is an MSNBC original video series highlighting trailblazers in the 20th Century LGBTQ+ movement throughout Los Angeles. They discuss the context in which they struggled and thrived, and how they fought (and won) against overwhelming challenges.


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

An Intimate Look at the YouTube Sensation

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!


A Colorful YouTube Series for Kids

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.


Written Essays from 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 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!


A Debut Sci-Fi Novel

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.


33 Classic 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 Powerful Look at Chosen Family

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 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!