Enhancing Advocacy for LGBT Youth
BETTERLegal leverages the library of over 50,000 user-generated it gets better videos that have been created in support of the It Gets Better Project. In offering their it gets better stories, contributors from around the world representing all ages, races, religions, nationalities, gender identities and sexual orientations provide invaluable, personal accounts of a variety of experiences in the LGBT community. These range from the challenges faced as youth with families and in schools, to those faced as adults with same-sex relationships, parenting, immigration, discrimination and more.
With this diverse collection of stories, BETTERLegal is able to offer access to an enormous, first-of-its-kind content library showcasing the real-life experiences of LGBT people and their allies. These videos can be used to support advocacy efforts undertaken by legal services organizations, by illustrating issues in a manner that is compelling both in the courtroom and the community.