Phillies to produce “It Gets Better” video

    The Philadelphia Phillies will join six other professional sports teams when it releases its “It Gets Better” video.

    According to a press release from Change.org, the team announced last night that it will produce a video in the series that syndicated columnist Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller launched last fall in response to an epidemic of teen suicides by gay kids and kids perceived to be gay.

    The release also says that through “It Gets Better” videos, President Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, and corporations like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Pixar and other major organizations and leaders have provided hope to kids struggling with sexual orientation and gender identity.

    More information on the It Gets Better project here.

    Read more on this story from the Philadelphia Weekly here.

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