It Gets Better – Where to Go From Here

February 22, 2012 § 2 Comments

Tonight airs Logo/MTV’s “It Gets Better” Special at 11:00pm, furthering the movement’s progress from an initial youtube video into a produced tv special – and not without reason. Thousands of videos have garnered millions of views and that alone proves the interest in hearing messages teeming with hope. Due to this fact, It Gets Better warrants the positive response that tonight is sure to bring – no other movement has highlighted the potential happiness that gay teens have quite like IGB. But with the end of tonight’s special, I encourage us to take the next step in the process and remind ourselves what the It Gets Better campaign really was: a large step in the right direction that needs to be followed by many others.
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To Gay Teens This Valentine’s Day: A Message

February 14, 2012 § 4 Comments

Every year on this fateful day I read the updates pouring down my newsfeed: declarations of love, lyrically written woes of despair, and the preachings of “Singles Awareness Day” advocates. Yet rarely do I see a call to action for lgbtq teens, a group more heavily effected by Valentine’s Day then most would like to admit.
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