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Telling LGBT Youth in Latin America, 'It Gets Better'

The depth of a young person's pain who has lost hope for life, just for being who they are, knows no national boundaries—it's universal.

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Another Gay Teen Suicide Should Be a Wake-Up Call

This week, yet another bullied gay teen took his own life. Here's why—and how—this has to stop.


Kenneth Weishuhn. Maybe his name means something to you, maybe it doesn’t.

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Video: Re-Teaching Gender and Sexuality

It's not enough for things to "get better." Put This on the Map wants to transform the national dialogue concerning sexuality and gender.

Put This on the Map wants to transform the national dialogue concerning sexuality and gender. It's not enough for things to "get better." The organization wants to tell young people of all types that they deserve rich, awesome, meaningful lives—right now.

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Watch Texas Councilman Tell Gay Teens "It Gets Better"

Since last Tuesday, more than 1.5 million viewers have watched Joel Burns, a young, openly gay Texas city councilman tell teens "it gets better."

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Since last Tuesday, more than 1.5 million viewers have watched Joel Burns, a young, openly gay Texas city councilman tell teens to "stick around, it gets better." Burns talks about teens that have recently ended their lives, including the contemplation of ending his own.

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