QOTD: It Gets Better

“I was waiting for permission that — in the era of YouTube,TwitterFacebook — I didn’t need anymore.”

~Dan Savage, syndicated columnist who started the “It Gets Better” online support movement to offer a channel for gay youth to connect and overcome bullying they may face in the real world. In a column from the NYT, Savage explained to Brian Stelter his motivation for going beyond offline networks like communities and schools onto online channels.

Thousands of videos have been contributed to the effort, and include just as many celebrities and politicians among the real life stories from those who have been affected. Here’s one of the most recent, from Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton:

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