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Summer Program with the George Washington School of English from Madrid, Spain

Summer Program with the George Washington School of English from Madrid, Spain

The George Washington School of English from Madrid, Spain brings students from around the world to Los Angeles, California each summer to give them an immersive opportunity to learn English and engage with American people and cultures. This year, the G.W. School of English, with help from the It Gets Better Project, is going to offer a special trip for LGBT students. Learn more about the program here!  

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This I Know for Sure

This I Know for Sure

This essay comes from "It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living," a collection of original essays and testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. This one was written by popular blogger, A. Y. Daring from Canada. You can purchase a copy of the book, or donate one to a local school or library, through our store at itgetsbetter.org. 

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February 2015: Better News from Around the World

February 2015: Better News from Around the World

Each month we bring you updates from our International Program and some of our wonderful affiliate programs from around the world. Check out the awesome news from February 2015 here!  

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Action Makes It Better

Action Makes It Better

This essay comes from "It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living," a collection of original essays and testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. This one was written by Urvashi Vaid, an Indian American leading LGBT rights activist. You can purchase a copy of the book, or donate one to a local school or library, through our store at itgetsbetter.org 

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January 2015: Better News from Around the World

January 2015: Better News from Around the World

Each month we'll be bringing you updates from our International Program and some of our wonderful affiliate programs from around the world. Check out the awesome news from January 2015 here!  

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It Gets Better for a British Soldier

It Gets Better for a British Soldier

This essay comes from "It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living," a collection of original essays and testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. This one was written by Lance Corporal James Wharton from London, England. You can purchase a copy of the book, or donate one to a local school or library, through our store at itgetsbetter.org.  

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“FINDING YOUR OWN NICHE:” An Interview with Finnish LGBT Activist, Roh Petas

“FINDING YOUR OWN NICHE:” An Interview with Finnish LGBT Activist, Roh Petas

Roh Petas has gone from grass-roots activism in hir native Finland to working with LGBTQ issues on an international level as the Chair of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trangender, Queer Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO) in 2012-2013 and in the Council of Europe Advisory Council on Youth since 2014. Ze is also working as a trainer for teachers in gender equality issues and norm criticism. 

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Life Unfolds Exactly As It Should (But Not As You Planned)

Life Unfolds Exactly As It Should (But Not As You Planned)

This essay comes from "It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living," a collection of original essays and testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. This one was written by Sean Blane and David Rosen of Canada. You can purchase a copy of the book, or donate one to a local school or library, through our store at itgetsbetter.org.  

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