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Saturday, October 30, 2010

It Gets Better: This Week's Faves

Mark Hanson, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, father of six, grandfather of four:

Rabbi David Bauer in his thoughtful message says God loves you for being queer, and your sexuality is a blessing:

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the problem of bullying with Ellen, beginning about the 7:15 mark:

Staff at the Democratic National Committee share their stories:

Google employees spread the message:

Facebook employees tell their experiences:

Drag entertainer Craig in Calgary, Alberta, tells how he survived boarding-school hell, and has heard apologies from some of the bullies:

Summer says after she left Louisiana and her Southern Baptist family, she found the peace, acceptance, and love she needed:

Randy and Cosmo say things got exponentially better after they got away from the bullies and Bible-thumpers:

Some of our wise gay elders share their refreshing point of view:

And I think everybody would love to adopt Harry and Wayne as their gay grandpas:

The cast and crew of the Jersey Boys national tour speak out:

And to end this post on a beautiful note, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles shows their True Colors :


FDeF said...

The LA Gay Men's Chorus brought tears to my eyes. My god, what we've all been through...often so alone...but we can't let the hate destroy us. It gets better. But damn, it shouldn't have to be bad to begin with.

Russ Manley said...

Amen, brother.

iain said...

My landlord is there in the True Colors vid (and no, I'm not telling you which one he is). But it's surprisingly reassuring to have a gay landlord (who lives on site). And to know that of 7 tenants, 5 are gay.

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