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It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living, edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller

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It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living
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It gets better
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coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living
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edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller
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eng
Summary
A collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. While many of these teens can't see a positive future for themselves, we can. We can show LGBT youth the kind of happiness, potential, and satisfaction their lives hold if they can just get through these early years
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Rainbow List, 2012.
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non fiction
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  • Savage, Dan
  • Miller, Terry
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  • Gay teenagers
  • Coming out (Sexual orientation)
  • Bullying
  • Quality of life
  • Happiness
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coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living
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It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living, edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller
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Contents
  • In the early morning rain
  • by Kate Clinton
  • Look at the moon
  • by Agustn̕ Cepeda
  • Critical shifts
  • by Jesse Barnes
  • For Aideybear
  • by Ava Dodge
  • A message from John Berry
  • by John Berry
  • The show must go on
  • by Jennifer Finney Boylan
  • by Kyle Dean Massey
  • Survival Tools
  • by Ellen Forney
  • Dear Uncle Ronnie
  • by randy roberts potts
  • My office wall
  • by Trevor Corneil
  • Keep on livin'
  • by J. D. Samson
  • It gets better because you're a little different
  • Something has changed within me
  • by Dave Holmes
  • Unapologetically, me
  • by Demetrius Gittens
  • A collective voice
  • by Gabe Milligan-Green, Addy Cahill, and Russell Peck
  • I didn't always wear a tuxedo
  • by Murray Hill
  • How I got over
  • by Tuan N'Gai
  • A "better" evolution
  • by Gregory Maguire
  • by Joseph Odysseus Mastro
  • Save yourself, save the world
  • by Khris Brown
  • Becoming an authentic person
  • by Nicholas Wheeler
  • On the other side
  • by Jay Foxworthy and Bryan Leffew
  • Bully me
  • by Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
  • To the bullies
  • Action makes it better
  • by Tristan Jackson (TJ)
  • The good fight
  • by Kristel Yoneda
  • A message from Kevin Hague
  • by Kevin Hague
  • Haters can't gate someone who loves themselves, and if they do, who cares
  • by Lynn Breedlove
  • Not playing at a cinema near you
  • by Rebecca Brown
  • From "faggot" to field biologist
  • by Urvashi Vaid
  • by Christopher A. Schmitt
  • It got better
  • by Stephen D. Lorimor
  • Our parents as allies
  • by Lawrence Gullo, Fyodor Pavlov, Eileen Charbonneau, and Ed Gullo
  • Lesbian teacher believes in you
  • by Kristin Rivers
  • Stepping off the sidelines
  • by Wayne Knaub
  • My own worst enemy
  • You are a rubber band, my friend
  • by Jessica Leshnoff
  • You are a beloved child of God
  • by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Transgendered and self-educated in Maine
  • by Jean Vermette
  • The power of "You"
  • by Luan Legacy
  • It gets better for small towners, too
  • by Dwayne Steward
  • To me: with love and squalor
  • by Brinae Lois Gaudet
  • by Terry Galloway
  • Happiness is inevitable
  • by Henry Winfiele
  • Wish I'd been sassier!
  • by Brian Gallivan
  • Protect and serve loves Semper Fidelis
  • by J. D. Davis and Allen D. Stone
  • The doors of acceptance
  • by Shaun Ridgway
  • Hope out of tragedy
  • God believes in you
  • by Matthew Houck
  • Patience makes perfect sense
  • by Angelo D'Agostino
  • Christian LGBT kids: you're part of the plan
  • by Raven Mardirosian
  • Terrible day
  • by Patrick Murphy
  • The worst of both worlds
  • by Cooter Space
  • Closets on fire
  • by Bishop Gene Robinson
  • by Anthony Antoine
  • The King brothers
  • by Dick King and Mark S. King
  • Community found
  • by Taylor Bailey
  • From scared to proud: the journey of a gay medical student
  • by Jake Kleinman
  • Authentic self
  • by Sara Sperling
  • You can live a life that's worth living
  • Introduction
  • The person worth fighting for is you
  • by Kate Bornstein
  • Epilogue
  • Terry Miller
  • by Alex R. Orue
  • A message from Ellen DeGeneres
  • by Ellen DeGeneres
  • Life unfolds exactly as it should (but not as you planned)
  • by Sean Blane and David Rosen
  • It gets better for a British soldier
  • by James Wharton
  • Getting stronger and staying alive
  • by Gabrielle Rivera
  • Dan Savage
  • Coming out of the Shtetl: gay Orthodox Jews
  • by Marc Tannen
  • Going back in
  • by Mare Vaporum Corp
  • And the Emmy goes to.../ by Barbara Gaines
  • A message from US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used by permission of the US Department of State
  • This I know for sure
  • by A. Y. Daring
  • It gets better Broadway
  • by the contributors to It Gets Better Broadway
  • A message from President Barack Obama
  • Rockin' the flannel shirt
  • by Krissy Mahan
  • How it got better for an ordained Christian minister
  • by Stephen V. Sprinkle
  • Out of darkness
  • by Philip Deal
  • Something special
  • by Sia Furler
  • The dinner party
  • by Adam Roberts
  • by Barack Obama
  • What I wish I knew
  • by Ivan Coyote
  • Freedom from fear
  • by Michael Feinstein
  • A Message from Prime Minister David Cameron used by permission of the Prime Minister's Office, London
  • You will meet people who celebrate you
  • by Jenn and Erika Wagner-Martin
  • An identity unfolded
  • by Mark Ramirez
  • Brothers: it gets better
  • You will find your people
  • by Lenox Magee, Rannon Harris, David Dodd, and Kean Ray
  • Drop dead, warlock
  • by David Sedaris
  • Gwendolyn gone
  • by Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Growing Up Gay... and KINKY
  • by Dart
  • The biggest gift
  • by Stewart Taylor
  • A message from Senator Al Franken
  • by Laurel Slongwhite
  • by Al Franken
  • Transsexual prairie girl
  • by Tamsyn Waterhouse
  • Art from rage
  • by Jason Sellards
  • It gets better
  • by Bashar Makhay
  • Too good to be true
  • by Cameron Tuttle
  • Journey to a better life
  • The life almost lost
  • by Juan Carlos Galan, MS
  • The gay guy in the band
  • by Kevin Yee
  • Will I grow up to be Paul Lynde?
  • by Andy Cohen
  • Finding who I am
  • by Hunter Adeline Brady
  • Community
  • by Chaz Bono
  • A message from Nancy Pelosi
  • by Bruce Ortiz
  • by Nancy Pelosi
  • Gunn's golden rules
  • by Tim Gunn
  • Perfect, just the way you are
  • by Darren Hayes
  • Where happiness is
  • by Natalie S. Mandelin
  • Not-normal
  • by Michael K. Wells
  • Darn it
Control code
875583
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780452297616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780452297616
  • (OCoLC)727703511
Label
It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living, edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • In the early morning rain
  • by Kate Clinton
  • Look at the moon
  • by Agustn̕ Cepeda
  • Critical shifts
  • by Jesse Barnes
  • For Aideybear
  • by Ava Dodge
  • A message from John Berry
  • by John Berry
  • The show must go on
  • by Jennifer Finney Boylan
  • by Kyle Dean Massey
  • Survival Tools
  • by Ellen Forney
  • Dear Uncle Ronnie
  • by randy roberts potts
  • My office wall
  • by Trevor Corneil
  • Keep on livin'
  • by J. D. Samson
  • It gets better because you're a little different
  • Something has changed within me
  • by Dave Holmes
  • Unapologetically, me
  • by Demetrius Gittens
  • A collective voice
  • by Gabe Milligan-Green, Addy Cahill, and Russell Peck
  • I didn't always wear a tuxedo
  • by Murray Hill
  • How I got over
  • by Tuan N'Gai
  • A "better" evolution
  • by Gregory Maguire
  • by Joseph Odysseus Mastro
  • Save yourself, save the world
  • by Khris Brown
  • Becoming an authentic person
  • by Nicholas Wheeler
  • On the other side
  • by Jay Foxworthy and Bryan Leffew
  • Bully me
  • by Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
  • To the bullies
  • Action makes it better
  • by Tristan Jackson (TJ)
  • The good fight
  • by Kristel Yoneda
  • A message from Kevin Hague
  • by Kevin Hague
  • Haters can't gate someone who loves themselves, and if they do, who cares
  • by Lynn Breedlove
  • Not playing at a cinema near you
  • by Rebecca Brown
  • From "faggot" to field biologist
  • by Urvashi Vaid
  • by Christopher A. Schmitt
  • It got better
  • by Stephen D. Lorimor
  • Our parents as allies
  • by Lawrence Gullo, Fyodor Pavlov, Eileen Charbonneau, and Ed Gullo
  • Lesbian teacher believes in you
  • by Kristin Rivers
  • Stepping off the sidelines
  • by Wayne Knaub
  • My own worst enemy
  • You are a rubber band, my friend
  • by Jessica Leshnoff
  • You are a beloved child of God
  • by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Transgendered and self-educated in Maine
  • by Jean Vermette
  • The power of "You"
  • by Luan Legacy
  • It gets better for small towners, too
  • by Dwayne Steward
  • To me: with love and squalor
  • by Brinae Lois Gaudet
  • by Terry Galloway
  • Happiness is inevitable
  • by Henry Winfiele
  • Wish I'd been sassier!
  • by Brian Gallivan
  • Protect and serve loves Semper Fidelis
  • by J. D. Davis and Allen D. Stone
  • The doors of acceptance
  • by Shaun Ridgway
  • Hope out of tragedy
  • God believes in you
  • by Matthew Houck
  • Patience makes perfect sense
  • by Angelo D'Agostino
  • Christian LGBT kids: you're part of the plan
  • by Raven Mardirosian
  • Terrible day
  • by Patrick Murphy
  • The worst of both worlds
  • by Cooter Space
  • Closets on fire
  • by Bishop Gene Robinson
  • by Anthony Antoine
  • The King brothers
  • by Dick King and Mark S. King
  • Community found
  • by Taylor Bailey
  • From scared to proud: the journey of a gay medical student
  • by Jake Kleinman
  • Authentic self
  • by Sara Sperling
  • You can live a life that's worth living
  • Introduction
  • The person worth fighting for is you
  • by Kate Bornstein
  • Epilogue
  • Terry Miller
  • by Alex R. Orue
  • A message from Ellen DeGeneres
  • by Ellen DeGeneres
  • Life unfolds exactly as it should (but not as you planned)
  • by Sean Blane and David Rosen
  • It gets better for a British soldier
  • by James Wharton
  • Getting stronger and staying alive
  • by Gabrielle Rivera
  • Dan Savage
  • Coming out of the Shtetl: gay Orthodox Jews
  • by Marc Tannen
  • Going back in
  • by Mare Vaporum Corp
  • And the Emmy goes to.../ by Barbara Gaines
  • A message from US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used by permission of the US Department of State
  • This I know for sure
  • by A. Y. Daring
  • It gets better Broadway
  • by the contributors to It Gets Better Broadway
  • A message from President Barack Obama
  • Rockin' the flannel shirt
  • by Krissy Mahan
  • How it got better for an ordained Christian minister
  • by Stephen V. Sprinkle
  • Out of darkness
  • by Philip Deal
  • Something special
  • by Sia Furler
  • The dinner party
  • by Adam Roberts
  • by Barack Obama
  • What I wish I knew
  • by Ivan Coyote
  • Freedom from fear
  • by Michael Feinstein
  • A Message from Prime Minister David Cameron used by permission of the Prime Minister's Office, London
  • You will meet people who celebrate you
  • by Jenn and Erika Wagner-Martin
  • An identity unfolded
  • by Mark Ramirez
  • Brothers: it gets better
  • You will find your people
  • by Lenox Magee, Rannon Harris, David Dodd, and Kean Ray
  • Drop dead, warlock
  • by David Sedaris
  • Gwendolyn gone
  • by Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Growing Up Gay... and KINKY
  • by Dart
  • The biggest gift
  • by Stewart Taylor
  • A message from Senator Al Franken
  • by Laurel Slongwhite
  • by Al Franken
  • Transsexual prairie girl
  • by Tamsyn Waterhouse
  • Art from rage
  • by Jason Sellards
  • It gets better
  • by Bashar Makhay
  • Too good to be true
  • by Cameron Tuttle
  • Journey to a better life
  • The life almost lost
  • by Juan Carlos Galan, MS
  • The gay guy in the band
  • by Kevin Yee
  • Will I grow up to be Paul Lynde?
  • by Andy Cohen
  • Finding who I am
  • by Hunter Adeline Brady
  • Community
  • by Chaz Bono
  • A message from Nancy Pelosi
  • by Bruce Ortiz
  • by Nancy Pelosi
  • Gunn's golden rules
  • by Tim Gunn
  • Perfect, just the way you are
  • by Darren Hayes
  • Where happiness is
  • by Natalie S. Mandelin
  • Not-normal
  • by Michael K. Wells
  • Darn it
Control code
875583
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780452297616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780452297616
  • (OCoLC)727703511

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