Tag Archives: It Gets Better

The UnSlut Project

Tweet“It gets better” for LGBTQ youth, but also for young women bullied and called “slut.” The recent suicides of Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd, Felicia Garcia, and others demonstrate the tragic hopelessness “slut shaming” can create for young girls. By encouraging women who have survived this type of bullying to share their stories and perspectives, The [...]
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Why “It Gets Better” Is Not Enough

TweetLast weekend a gay teenager in Ottawa committed suicide. In his suicide note, he referenced the message of “It Gets Better” campaign, saying that he just couldn’t wait. I think his comment points to one of the biggest failures of the “It Gets Better” campaign. Its central message is: “Hey, we know high school is [...]
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