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It gets better [electronic resource] : Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living. Dan Savage.

Savage, Dan. (Author). Garcia, Paul Michael. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481589154 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Paul Michael Garcia.
Summary, etc.: Every story can change a life.Growing up isn't easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, making them feel like they have nowhere to turn. This is especially true for LGBT kids and teens who often hide their sexuality for fear of being bullied. Without other openly gay adults and mentors in their lives, they can't imagine what their future may hold. In many instances, gay and lesbian adolescents are taunted—even tortured—simply for being themselves.After a number of tragic suicides by LGBT students who were bullied in school, syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage uploaded a video to YouTube with his partner, Terry Miller, to inspire hope for LGBT youth facing harassment. Speaking openly about the bullying they suffered as teenagers and how they both went on to lead rewarding adult lives, they launched the It Gets Better Project YouTube channel and initiated a worldwide phenomenon. With over six thousand videos posted and over twenty ...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 279095 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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