• it gets better

    It’s been distressing to hear the glut of stories from the USA recently about gay teenagers who have committed suicide after a period of bullying by their peers. Bullying is a horrendous and shattering experience, which is made so much worse when you’re a young person trying to figure out your identity. Sex advice columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage has started a “It gets better” campaign on YouTube, where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered (LGBT) people post video messages of encouragement to young people who are LGBT and struggling to cope. The first one, embedded below, features Dan and his husband Terry discussing growing up as gay men…