- Associated Press - Sunday, October 11, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The Fire Department of New York wants struggling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth know that life does get better.

Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced Sunday that the FDNY has made an “It Gets Better” video, featuring a dozen firefighters, paramedics and EMTs who discuss the challenges LGBT youth face.

The video is part of the nonprofit It Gets Better Project founded in 2010 by activists Dan Savage and his husband, Terry Miller. The pair started the organization in response to the suicides of teenagers who were bullied because they were gay.

National Coming Out Day was being celebrated on Sunday.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide