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Susan Blackwell Hosts "Volleygirls" Benefit for It Gets Better

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
On July 30 at New York's supper club and cabaret 54 Below, Susan Blackwell hosts the "Volleygirls" fundraiser for the It Gets Better Project.

’NALT’ Platform Launched for Christians to Speak Out in Favor of LGBT Equality

Inspired by Dan Savage’s "It Gets Better" project, the NALT (Not All Like That) Christians Project was launched yesterday to give Christians an opportunity to stand up and show their support for their LGBT friends and family.

It Allegedly Didn’t ’Get Better’ for One Gay Man

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 31
A YouTube video from an anonymous man attempts to denounce the "It Gets Better" campaign by pointing out several negative issues that many gay men have to encounter as they grow up.

"A Better Holiday" to Benefit LGBT Homeless Youth and Ali Forney Center

HOME | Dec 5
The It Gets Better Project, created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach, has announced its 2012 A Better Holiday concert.

SF General Joins LGBT Video Campaign

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 29
San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center this week became the first Bay Area medical center to unveil a video for the It Gets Better project.

Seattle Sports Teams Release "It Gets Better" Video

LOCAL | By Shaun Knittel | Aug 24
Eric Williams, a gay U.S. Army veteran, successfully lobbied members of Seattle’s professional baseball, soccer, football player and women’s basketball teams to appear in an "It Gets Better" video that debuted on Aug. 18.

Deval Patrick Releases "It Gets Better" Video

LOCAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Aug 5
Governor Deval Patrick released his own "It Gets Better" video on Friday, Aug. 5

Sen. Scott Brown Disses ’It Gets Better’

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29
GLBT equality advocates have criticized Mass. Republican Sen. Scott Brown for refusing to appear alongside the rest of the congressional delegation in a video that offers a supportive message to GLBT youth.

Members of Mass. Congressional Delegation Appear in "It Gets Better" Video

LOCAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Jul 27
Congressman Barney Frank and U.S. Sen. John Kerry are among the members of Massachusetts’ Congressional congregation who appeared in an "It Gets Better" video that was released on Wednesday, July 27.

San Diego Padres Sign GLSEN’s Team Respect Challenge

LOCAL | By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Jul 21
The San Diego Padres are the first professional sports team in the country to sign onto the GLSEN’s Team Respect challenge. This project seeks to promote athletics and physical education classes safe and inclusive for LGBT students.

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