The campaign did not target LGBT youth but rather all youth, not wanting to exclude heterosexual children, and was criticized for watering down the concept.other UK Members of Parliament, members of the UK armed forces, schoolteachers, comedians, actors, media presenters, journalists, writers, students, sportspeople, parents, DJs, and other celebrities and members of the public have recorded videos for a similar project called "It gets better...It was an initiative of psychologist/journalist Victor Cerna.It has engaged some of the leading Peruvian political and showbiz leaders on the subject of LGBT bullying, including former vice-presidential nominee Carlos Bruce and current Lima mayor Susana Villarán.
For the season four Arrested Development episode, see It Gets Better (Arrested Development). on September 21, 2010, in response to the suicides of teenagers who were bullied because they were gay or because their peers suspected that they were gay.People and groups named on this list as notable It Gets Better video contributors are linked to associated articles and include footnotes with an external link to their video and any other relevant citations.In Australia, the organisation, It Gets Better Australia, was established as the official Australian affiliate to the US based It Gets Better Project in 2011 and is supported by well-known members of the community including Ministers Kevin Rudd and Anna Bligh who have made their own You Tube videos.A similar video was subsequently released by a group of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation employees, including national network figures such as Jian Ghomeshi, Sook-Yin Lee, W.Brett Wilson and Brent Bambury as well as numerous other staffers and freelancers, speaking about their experiences of bullying on a variety of issues, including sexuality, race and disability.
And for every young person out there you need to know that if you're in trouble, there are caring adults who can help." In September 2011, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer in Buffalo, New York committed suicide after complaining about being bullied for being gay.