It Gets Better Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that strives to uplift, empower and connect LGBTQ+ youth around the globe. Created in 2010 as the result of one of the most successful viral video campaigns in YouTube’s history, the It Gets Better Project provides critical support and hope to LGBTQ+ youth around the world by leveraging the power of media to reach millions of people each year. The project has expanded its origins in storytelling and media to include educational resources through It Gets Better EDU and reaches 19 countries outside of the U.S. through It Gets Better Global.The project has garnered support from President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with numerous celebrities, including Kelly Clarkson, Gabrielle Union, Zachary Quinto, Mj Rodriguez, Josie Totah, and Gigi Gorgeous. More than 750,000 people have taken the It Gets Better pledge to share messages of hope and speak up against intolerance.
Collaborations with It Gets Better Project
imi guide recognized in Social Justice and Small Business Categories of 2023 Innovation by Design Awards from Fast Company.
Unpacking the results of a pilot randomized control trial of imi, a web app designed to improve mental health by supporting LGBTQ+ identity affirmation and boosting positive coping skills.
Read the results of a randomized control trial conducted on imi, a free, mental health web app, designed to help LGBTQ+ youth cope with stress.