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N.C. State University: It Gets Better!

N.C. State University: It Gets Better!

 

North Carolina State University has a message for LGBT youth in the state and across the world who might be facing bullying or harassment because of who they are: that life gets better and to hang in there because there’s so much waiting for you in your future.

This documentary style It Gets Better video encompasses the stories of several people, many of whom faced severe prejudice in the state but who say they are “living proof” that life does and is getting better.

Don’t Suffer in Silence, Get Help

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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6:37AM PDT on Oct 12, 2011

WOW! One of the best "It gets better" I have seen...bravo NC State!

1:48AM PDT on Oct 9, 2011

Thanks for the article.

4:03PM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

I very much like the idea of college students reminding high schoolers that the world does change after the diploma. I salute the maker of the video.

9:44AM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

I love these videos. Thanks.

3:53PM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

This is powerful, not only because of the actual students telling their stories, but also because it comes from NC. Thank you!

2:03PM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

This one of the rare "It Gets Better" videos. Its told by real people, people who others listen to.

9:48AM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

Thank you NCU.

9:20AM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

Thank you NCU for being accepting and supportive!

4:17AM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

Bully for you.

4:46PM PDT on Oct 6, 2011

YES.

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