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It Gets Better

Our mission is to uplift, empower and connect LGBTQ+ youth around the globe πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 🌎 πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ
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Joined on 8 November, 2010

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More πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ visibility = more change for the good!

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Some queer Chicago history: "They shared the desire to create a society in which LGBTQ people might live free from stigma and oppression."

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Congrats Senator Jackson! πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

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When chosen family is everything: "It was the fact that we found our kindred spirits." ❀️

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πŸ‘‡ Some "real-life" examples on why respecting each other's pronouns is important:

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Ever notice how a lot of the ads you see are...really gendered? πŸ€”

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"The great thing about [It Gets Better] is that it reaches a lot of young people."

You flatter us, @JackieCoxNYC! ❀️ Read the whole interview πŸ‘‡

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β€œNow that people are taking the time to learn the history of drag, and where it came from, they realize it’s way more than a man in a dress." πŸ’…

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RT if you were also spending recess "in the library" like @brielarson πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹

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Trans self-defense: β€œI’m trying to build in love centering on Black trans women." πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ

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Have you watched @onlinekyne's new #ItGetsBetter video yet?

"It’s really important to me to show people that you can be an academic AND be whatever you want."

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πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ "You can’t control what people think and how they act, but you can control how you deal with those situations."

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The popcorn: it's ready 🍿

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"I am a lesbian. There. I said it." πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

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"By wearing that shirt so publicly, I became a role model for any queer kid in that room." πŸ‘•πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

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Quoted @byleahjohnson

Not even five years ago I didn't want to come out for fear of persecution and alienation from my family and my faith. Now, my mom is a state representative, currently one room over, working on drafting a bill to ban conversion therapy in the state of Indiana. It does get better.

Can confirm: it does get better!

Honored to have you on our #OwnVoices author panel during our 2020 Global Summit!

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πŸ“š At our 2020 Global Summit, we chatted with some of your favorite authors!

Watch the whole thing now to hear from @toblymcsmith, @casey_mcquiston, @aidenschmaiden, and @byleahjohnson on the importance of writing LGBTQ+ stories for young people:

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A new bisexual anthem, you say? πŸ’—πŸ’œπŸ’™

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A reboot we're ready for! πŸ“Ί

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Did you know we have a Get Help page with over 1,000 organizations in 30+ countries in 8 different categories, making it one of the most comprehensive databases for LGBTQ+ youth in the world?! Check it out:

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