The It Gets Better project was set up to provide positive words of support for young people being bullied or persecuted for being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans. Hundreds of submissions have been received from around the world. Over the past few weeks, Under the Rainbow has heard a selection of those messages. In our final instalment, singer-songwriter Stew Simpson performs a song he created for the project. He also explains the reasons why he wrote it.
The It Gets Better Project began in response to a number of teenage suicides in the United States of America. Hundreds of messages have been submitted to the project from around the world, with words of support for young people being bullied or persecuted for being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans. This week Under the Rainbow hears from David.
On today’s show we speak to Paul and John from the It Gets Better Project for people struggling with their sexuality. There’s the Pink poser, Community Guide, Big Guide and Rainbow news.