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What happened when a gay YouTube vlogger called his former bully

Riyadh K decided it was time for an honest conversation.

On Oct 2, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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Doritos introduces rainbow-colored chips inspired by the LGBT flag

Equality never tasted so good.

On Sep 17, 2015 by Greg Seals

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How porn helped build the gay rights movement

Before the Internet, Falcon films were the #ItGetsBetter videos of their day.

On Mar 18, 2015 by [email protected]

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An important PSA from the kids who peaked in high school

It doesn’t get better.

On Feb 19, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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The San Francisco 49ers’ homophobia problem just gets worse

Two 49ers players are now denying they ever took part in the anti-bullying It Gets Better series—despite some pretty clear video evidence to the contrary.

On Feb 1, 2013 by Jordan Valinsky

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#1 Must Have: A blog to celebrate queer culture

The Tumblr blog, named for a Sleater-Kinney song, captures the queer culture in Seattle, sans captions. . 

On Dec 25, 2012 by [email protected]

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Nick Offerman’s Movember message: “It gets fuller”

Offerman reminds Movember participants to keep a stiff upper lip.

On Nov 13, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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Austin Police Department posts touching “It Gets Better” video

Police officers from the Texas city shared their experiences coming out as gay in a video that drew emotional reactions from many viewers.

On Sep 24, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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NHL forward Matt Hendricks releases anti-homophobia video for You Can Play

“It shouldn’t take courage to go into your own locker room,” Hendricks said.

On Sep 11, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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San Francisco 49ers support LGBT youth with “It Gets Better” video

Safety Donte Whitner, linebacker Ahmad Brooks, and defensive tackles Ricky Jean Francois and Isaac Sopoaga appear in the inspirational video. 

On Aug 24, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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How YouTube can create social change

YouTube's Hunter Walk breaks down how the site can be used to benefit activists, nonprofit organizations, and educational outlets. 

On Jun 5, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger

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The story behind the best Domino’s flashmob ever

Two years later, former American Idol contestant Todrick Hall recounts his awesome Domino's showtune that's still going strong on YouTube. 

On Apr 20, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Bullied teen gets support—from all corners

Jonah Mowry tears up in front of the camera, relating how he's been bullied. His story hit a nerve, and people from all corners have jumped into help.

On Dec 5, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Lady Gaga, others call for changes in light of gay teen’s suicide

James, “Jamey” Rodemeyer a gay teen tragically commited suicide. Now many -- including Lady Gaga 

On Sep 21, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh