Difference in our society is what makes us a vibrant and relevant people.” Strauss reflects: “A lot of my friends at school were gay. Years later, we look back and we realise that all those things actually made them stronger people.I think it is really true when Kelly Clarkson sings ‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.’” Naidoo adds:Â “If you’re gay and being bullied because of your sexuality, remember the problem is not with you. Life becomes a lot easier when you learn to accept an apology you perhaps never got. If you’re scared and you don’t know who to reach out to, please call the Triangle Project Helpline.” Barry hopes that more South Africans will make contributions to the It Gets Better Project.
Melrose Arch was the place to be on Thursday night at the Men’s Health Menswear Collection fashion spectacular.
The show proved to be a pleasant drool fest for some of us single women who were treated to front row view of the hottest Men’s Health cover models.
“I am so proud of my girl,” said Dineo Moeketsi who works with Lalla at Vuzu and is a close friend.
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In the videos, the speakers share unique messages of hope and solidarity with LGBT youth. Take a deep breath and remember it will get better.” “The continuous violence perpetrated against homosexuals in South Africa and the regressive laws against homosexuals in other parts of Africa indicate a busy road ahead of us before we can really consider ourselves a fully matured society,” says Kathrada.
Pistorius who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, states in his video: “Just remember that you’re special. “By understanding and accepting difference, we embrace the human condition.
They were responding to the suicides of a number of LGBT learners who were being bullied in school.
Since the first video, the It Gets Better Project has inspired more than 50 000 user-created videos that have been viewed more than 50 million times.
And trust me, life gets a lot better.” The videos’ producer Andrew Barry, a Master of Philosophy in Education student at UCT, has his own message to LGBT youth:Â “If you’re the target of bullying on the basis of sexual orientation, please seek support. It Gets Better South Africa forms part of the It Gets Better Project, a global anti-bullying video campaign.