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May & June 2015: Better News from Around the World

May & June 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 May & June 2015 below. Happy Pride! 

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It Gets Better Project launches Todo Mejora Ecuador!

It Gets Better Project launches Todo Mejora Ecuador!

We are proud to announce the newest addition to our international network of affiliate projects around the world, Todo Mejora Ecuador! Read on to find out more about the current state of LGBT rights in Ecuador and what Todo Mejora Ecuador plans to do (and is already doing!) to make things better for LGBT youth there. 

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It Gets Better…in Italy! (May 19-21, 2015)

It Gets Better…in Italy! (May 19-21, 2015)

From May-June 2015, we took the International Program on the road! Get a glimpse at some of the fascinating events we participated in around the world, and learn about the culture and vibrancy of LGBT communities around the world. Second stop: Italy!  

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It Gets Better…in Moldova! (May 13-17, 2015)

It Gets Better…in Moldova! (May 13-17, 2015)

From May-June 2015, we took the International Program on the road! Get a glimpse at some of the fascinating events we participated in around the world, and learn about the culture and vibrancy of LGBT communities around the world. First stop: Moldova! 

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“Because I Live Here!: Snapshots of LGBT Lives in Moldova”

“Because I Live Here!: Snapshots of LGBT Lives in Moldova”

This article contains 16 beautiful stories from a recently published booklet in Moldova. Each tells the story of an LGBT person who has found happiness and courage in who they are, in who they love, and in where they live - in a country where acceptance can be hard to find. 

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It Gets Better Project International Goes to Europe! (May 13 - June 15)

It Gets Better Project International Goes to Europe! (May 13 - June 15)

Follow us as we travel abroad this summer! Find out where the Project is going, get a glimpse at some of the fascinating events we're participating in around the world, and learn about the culture and vibrancy of LGBT communities around the world.  

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April 2015: Better News from Around the World

April 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 April 2015!  

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It Gets Better (Btokoun Ahsan)

It Gets Better (Btokoun Ahsan)

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 Bashar Makhay, a community organizer for the Middle Eastern gay community. 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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