5 It Gets Better Videos to Warm Your Heart
Since 2010, the It Gets Better Project has collected over 60,000 video stories from LGBTQ people and their allies from around the world. Here are some of our favorites from March 2017.
1. It Gets Better Brasil
Join us in welcoming our newest It Gets Better affiliate in the beautiful country of Brazil! Here is their first video ever.
2. Selenna Paz - Third Grader
Selenna is a young girl from Chile who has found happiness in feeling good about herself. She tells her story of how Todo Mejora helped her mother feel confident in raising a trans child.
Todo Mejora (Chile)
3. Alan Cajaroja - Actor
Alan Cajaroja is an actor and lifestyle vlogger from Mexico. He shared his message of hope with It Gets Better Mexico.
4. Monika Haider - Director of Equalizent
Monika Haider is the director of Equalizent, a training company for deafness, sign language and diversity. She fights back against homophobia and voices a message of empowerment.
Es Wird Besser Österreich (Austria)
5. Juan Castaño - Illustrator
Juan Castaño defines himself as a teacher by profession and a graphic artist by vocation. His positive message leaves us feeling inspired and positive.
It Gets Better España (Spain)
Craving more?! Go to www.itgetsbetter.org, or keep scrolling to learn more about the cool things It Gets Better and its affiliates are doing around the world.
CHILE: Todo Mejora held their 5th annual awards ceremony. It was a night of music, emotion, and commitment as they celebrated those whose actions have contributed to ensuring and making visible the well-being of the LGBTI community in Chile.
MÉXICO: It Gets Better México, hosted a presentation at the Human Diversity week in Ibero, Mexico City. They spoke about the different identities within their community, using videos to share individual voices.
PERÚ: It Gets Better Perú presented at an Education First leadership summit in Lima with kids from all over the world. They used their moment in the spotlight to talk about how they use social media to make positive changes in our society. In a show of gratitude (below), the entire EF staff bought rainbow cupcakes from Miss Cupcakes, a Lima bakery supporting our local affiliate. Amazing!