Subject: Has anyone sent you this yet?
Have you seen this video that's being passed around?
It's a message from Joel Burns, a Fort Worth city councilman, promising gay teens who are considering suicide that life does get better. And it's a powerful reminder of what we as progressives fight for—equality, justice, and a compassionate country, where neighbors help one another.
It's worth watching—as a wake-up call, as a testament to the values that we share, and as an example of truly courageous leadership. Please check it out and pass it on.
Joel's video is part of a growing collection spurred by columnist Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" project—you can see more like it, or upload your own, at http://www.youtube.com/itgetsbetterproject.
And for a helpful list of actions we can all take to help solve this problem, and resources for those dealing with it, click here.
Thanks for all you do,
–Justin, Adam, Amy, Anna, Carrie, Daniel, Duncan, Eli, Ilya, Ilyse, Joan, Kat, Laura, Lenore, Marika, Michael, Milan, Nita, Peter, Robin, Stephen, Steven, Tim, Wes, and the whole team
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