Articles & Testimonies

Back to school and finding a friend

by | Aug 18, 2012


No one is in this alone. There is always someone to talk to. Always. Whether it be a counselor or maybe even an LGBT site. Projects like these give me hope. They help me stay strong. I hope everyone has the strength to pull through and realize it gets better. Because it truly does.

—Gloria M. (Brentwood, NH)

For those of you who cannot tell your parents or are afraid they will not understand, please know that there are parents out there who are thinking of you and who believe in you. We may not be related, we may not know you, but we are proud of you. We want you to be happy about who you are, to embrace your uniqueness. Seek out those who lift you up. Sometime the people who end up saving your life are those you have yet to meet.

—Jodi K. (Colgate, WI)

The message It Gets Better sends is important — it inspires, empowers and motivates young people to take a stand and work to create safer, more inclusive spaces on the campuses and in their communities for their fellow students, for other local LGBTQ young people and for future generations.           

 —Shane L. Windmeyer, M.S., Ed., co-founder and executive director of Campus Pride, the leading national organization for student leaders and campus organizations working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.


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