Tag Archives: It Gets Better

Why It Gets Better: Kacey Musgraves ‘Proud’ to Perform at GLAAD Awards

On May 3, Kacey Musgraves performed at the GLAAD awards in New York City. Musgraves was chosen for her song ‘Follow Your Arrow’ which has the line “kiss lots of boys/or kiss lots of girls/if that’s something your into.” But what … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Va. Attorney General Evolves on Marriage Equality

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., notes that recently elected Attorney General, Mark Herring of Virginia, will file a supportive brief in the case to overturn that state’s gay marriage ban. What is notable about this post that Herring … Continue reading

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Scene Yourself: Engaged At White House; Marry In Seattle (It Gets Better)

As part of an ongoing series of post, ‘Scene Yourself’ is my photographic take on the It Gets Better Project. I highlight photos of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) events for LGBT youth to get a visual sense of … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement Review: Dan Savage Jewish Literary Festival

I went to see columnist, author and activist Dan Savage at the 2013 Jewish Literary Festival in Washington, D.C. Though I am not a fan of Dan’s foul-mouthed Julia Sugarbaker style of take-down and commentary, I was excited to see … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay Marriage Equality on Air New Zealand

Here’s something to put a smile on your face, Lynley and Ally were married in the air by Air New Zealand. New Zealand legalized marriage equality April 2013. Equality going international, a major airline throwing a wedding for same-sex couples … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Be Mayor in Mexico

While we are pretty familiar with some of our own city leaders who are openly gay here in the United States, Mexico is making some history by electing it’s first gay mayor. Joe Jervis, of the blog Joe. My. God. … Continue reading

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Anti-homophobia, Anti-bullying Campaign: Straights Tell Their Younger Selves, Make It Get Better

From gay.net comes this story about an anti-homophobia, anti-bullying campaign where straight adults talk to their younger selves to tell them to treat Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender folks with respect: Minus 18, the largest support network for LGBT teenagers … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Calf. Sen. Mark Leno in His Own Words

From an Op-Ed in The Daily Journal As we celebrate LGBT Pride month this June, I cannot help but reflect on how far the LGBT rights movement has come, both on a societal as well as a personal level. Back … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Your Could Be Voted Cutest Couple By Your High School

We often here about high school administrations that challenge inclusion of gay students, but heres a story that turns that on its head: The Huffington Post reports that students at an unnamed high school have named two boys the “cutest … Continue reading

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Scene Yourself: Next Generation Awards (It Gets Better)

The is the second in a series of posts that provide a visual take on the It Get’s Better Project. The hope is to show Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGBT) Youth that it gets better in a visual way. These … Continue reading

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