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Susan Blackwell Hosts "Volleygirls" Benefit for It Gets Better

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
On July 30 at New York's supper club and cabaret 54 Below, Susan Blackwell hosts the "Volleygirls" fundraiser for the It Gets Better Project.

Combating Bullying, APD Tapes "It Gets Better" Video

LOCAL | By Conswella Bennett | Jan 7
In an effort to combat bullying and teen suicide, The Atlanta Police Department has taped an "It Gets Better" video, which has received more than 7,000 hits on YouTube.

It Allegedly Didn’t ’Get Better’ for One Gay Man

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 31
A YouTube video from an anonymous man attempts to denounce the "It Gets Better" campaign by pointing out several negative issues that many gay men have to encounter as they grow up.

"A Better Holiday" to Benefit LGBT Homeless Youth and Ali Forney Center

HOME | Dec 5
The It Gets Better Project, created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach, has announced its 2012 A Better Holiday concert.

Will Tim Tebow Get ’Better’?

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 18
Tim Tebow is calling himself God’s quarterback, but will he come out against gay bashing?

Fellow Students of Upstate N.Y. Suicide Receive Suspensions

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 6
On Sept. 18 Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, took his own life after enduring harassment from bullies who targeted him for being gay. The Williamsville Central School District has finished its investigation and has chosen to only suspend students.

Mother of Suicide Sues School for Allegedly Ignoring Bullying

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 29
An Indiana mother is filing a lawsuit in court against her deceased son’s junior high and high schools. Natalie Moore claims that the schools’ officials ignored reports her son made for bullying, which she believes led to his suicide.

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