it gets better–pixar, trevor

Pixar Studios’ extraordinary “It Gets Better” video is one of the most powerful I’ve seen:

Note that it ends with a link to The Trevor Project, a resource for children and youth with questions about sexuality and gender identity.  It includes “Dear Trevor” – a non-time-sensitive resource, and a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour lifeline, ~read more~

does it get better?

Is the “It Gets Better” project anything more than a feel-good panacea, diverting energy away from real activism for BGLT rights? Alana Smith blogs that for some (too many!), their lives will likely *not* get better. Smith also links to Zoe Melisa’s ten points against the Dan Savage-inspired YouTube channel, where many different people and groups encourage bisexual, gay, lesbian and transgender youth to refrain from suicide, and soldier on, because “it gets better.”

Smith decides that ~read more~

so may we categorize: