Tag Archives: making it better

another one: put this on the map

[Captioning is available — click through to watch this on YouTube itself, as captions do not come along when embedded.] PUT THIS ON THE {MAP} is a collaborative effort to steer the conversation beyond the symptom of bullying, to consider … Continue reading

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more ways to make it better

I should point out that if you follow the interviews that Dan Savage has done regarding his It Gets Better project, he also points out that this is just a starting point, that there’s a lot more that needs to … Continue reading

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“it gets better” shifting to “making it better”

Some of the attorneys working pro bono on the It Gets Better Project summarize the effects of the campaign so far in “It Gets Better”: The Trevor Project, which operates a 24-hour crisis hot line, had been getting about 400 … Continue reading

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but we already know what needs to be done

I came across this link a day or so ago, and wanted to talk about it in some more detail: A sense of belonging. The article starts out by describing how the It Gets Better Project got started and the … Continue reading

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exclusions of minorities

Eve Ensler of the Vagina Monologues: Nothing Short of a Sexual Revolution Frankly, nothing short of a worldwide sexual revolution will stop the spread of AIDS. We need to dissemble the shame, reclaim pleasure, celebrate desire, human connection, skin and … Continue reading

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this n that

Another one for “making it better” — Peace Prom makes safety stylish. A safe space is created for LGBT teenagers and allies to have their prom. Held in a church, even. Looks to me like more pressure is being applied … Continue reading

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