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Deployed Soldiers: It Gets Better

Deployed Soldiers: It Gets Better


Soldiers deployed inBagram, Afghanistan have recorded an It Gets Better message for LGBT youth.

In order of appearance areSSGT Steven Procter, SSGT Shelise Harmon, AT2 Erin Jones, SPC James Velazquez, SPC Curtis Robinson, all delivering messages of hope and inspiration.

Watch the video below:

If You Need Help or Just Someone Talk To…

The Trevor Project runs a 24/7 helpline with trained counselors ready to listen if you or someone you know would like to talk about the issues dealt with in this post.

The Trevor Project Helpline number is 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386).

Trevor Project Links:

IMPORTANT: If you live outside America and require information on services in your country the International Association for Suicide Prevention carries information for crisis centers from across the globe.  Please click here for those resources.

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9:45PM PST on Jan 28, 2012

We need support to be the best human being we can be.....

6:02AM PST on Jan 25, 2012

We need people in all walks of life contributing to this wonderful campaign of tolerance and acceptance.

2:03AM PST on Jan 25, 2012

The latest image on my mind is US soldiers peeing on dead allegded Thaliban fighters,nothing ever get's better in Afghanistan.

6:41PM PST on Jan 24, 2012

Thank you.

3:19PM PST on Jan 24, 2012


2:44PM PST on Jan 24, 2012

Things like this make me so proud, we've come a long way. We may have a long way to go still, but we sure have some such a long way.

11:03AM PST on Jan 24, 2012

Courage comes in rainbow colors....

10:51AM PST on Jan 24, 2012

Good for them. Every bit of support is welcomed and needed.

10:14AM PST on Jan 24, 2012

Very supportive.

9:08AM PST on Jan 24, 2012

great. thanks

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