Posts Tagged ‘It Gets Better’

Phillies Release ‘It Gets Better’ Video

As we first reported in July, the Philadelphia Phillies had been encouraged to make an “It Gets Better” video by both Howard University graduate student Jerome Hunt and many who signed his petition at Change.org. A mere ten days later, the Phillies organization acknowledged to PhillyNow that they’d be producing a video in the series created by sex columnist...

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EXCLUSIVE: The Philadelphia Phillies Will Make an ‘It Gets Better’ Video (UPDATED)

EXCLUSIVE: The Philadelphia Phillies Will Make an ‘It Gets Better’ Video (UPDATED)

The Philadelphia Phillies have decided to join the ranks of other MLB teams like the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox by producing an “It Gets Better” video, PW has learned. “We are getting on board with the project and we’ve had some discussions with the project manager,” says Bonnie Clark, Vice President of Communications for...

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Q&A: Meet Jerome Hunt, the PhD Student Who’s Urging the Phillies to Make an ‘It Gets Better’ Video

Q&A: Meet Jerome Hunt, the PhD Student Who’s Urging the Phillies to Make an ‘It Gets Better’ Video

Jerome Hunt, a 29-year-old PhD candidate at Howard University and lifelong Phillies fan thinks his favorite sports franchise should be a force for good – more than they already are. That’s why, after he saw the Red Sox, Cubs and Giants had made ‘It Gets Better’ videos (and the Mariners, Twins and Nationals announcing they’d do so, too), he decided...

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Philly Gays Tell Youth “It Gets Better” [VIDEO]

Philly Gays Tell Youth “It Gets Better” [VIDEO]

The media moment for “It Gets Better” may have passed, but that doesn’t mean that gay teen suicides are any less real or less heartbreaking. Hoping to keep up the momentum of positive messages for queer youth, some local producers have come up with Philly’s very own “It Gets Better” video to encourage teens to look forward...

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