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A Guttmacher Institute video explainin the many benefits of using contraception for women and their families.
Featuring Dan Savage
Dan talks about how he anticipates gays and the religious right will reconcile.
Dan talks about the unrealistic expectations placed on couples to remain monogamous and sexually exclusive for the majority of their lives. He explains how human sexuality has evolved and why it is unfair to expect people to stop feeling attracted to others simply because they are married or committed to their partner.
Dan talks about the necessity of age-appropriate sex education for children, from their parents. He describes his own blunder with the “birds and the bees” talk and how he addressed this with his own son.
Dan talks about the few challenges he can recall related to being a gay parent of an adolescent son. He discloses a challenge that he describes as having “broke his heart”.
Dan talks about the worst advice he has ever given, which was to encourage a teen in a difficult family situation to come out. He discusses the reality of difficult situations for some gay teens; not everyone is in a good place to “come out”, whereas others exaggerate the homophobia of their families to avoid the difficulty of the coming-out process.
Dan talks about what people should and should not accept in long-term relationships.
Featuring the It Gets Better Project
Obama reaches out to LGBTQ youth, offering words of support and encouragement to fight bullying and LGBTQ suicide.
Dan Savage and his partner Terry, founders of the It Gets Better Project, speak out about their experiences as gay youth.
Google employees speak out about their experiences growing up LGBTQ, and how they’ve grown up to be happy LGBTQ adults.
The Feather Boa Fathers, a group made up of more than 100 gay families, came together to create an inspirational piece, designed to give hope to any gay youth who may be feeling like their dreams of parenting may be over.
British armed forces member Lance Corporal James Wharton talked about his experience as a gay member of the armed forces, as well as a new campaign launched to reassure LGBTQ students that their lives can be great now and in the future.
The Phillies join in the It Gets Better campaign.
Members of the True Blood team join the It Gets Better project to encourage LGBTQ youth to ask for help when they are struggling.
Members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation send an empowering message to LGBTQ youth.
Featuring Americans for Marriage Equality
Civil rights leader and NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond supports Marriage Equality.
Academy Award winning actress Mo’Nique partnered with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization — in a video for its Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker supports marriage equality. Do you?