The lives of three young gay people are
featured in an upcoming It Gets Better special.
The 60-minute show, which follows on
the success of the original special aired in February, will be
broadcast on cablers MTV and Logo on Tuesday, October 9.
Dan Savage, co-creator of the It Gets
Better Project, which encourages troubled LGBT teens considering
suicide to hang in there because life gets better, returns to anchor
In the special we meet Vicente, Natalie
and Hunter, three young people coping with coming out gay to their
“I'm in love,” Vicente says in a
trailer for the special. “I've never been in love before.”
Natalie says that her mother cannot
accept the fact that she is a lesbian.
Hunter, a college freshman, says things
have “gotten way better” since he's come out gay. He says he's
looking forward to moving away from home to get away from his father.
(A trailer for the special is embedded on this page. Visit
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The first It Gets Better special was
nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Children's Nonfiction,
Reality or Reality-Competition Program category and received the
Governors Award during the 2012 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.