Want to Help MTV Say "It Gets Better"?

MTV is casting for LGBT individuals aged 15-25 who are comfortable sharing their experiences to participate in the network's second "It Gets Better" special to air on the network.

MTV has announced that they are casting for a second “It Gets Better” special.  Read GLAAD's coverage of the original "It Gets Better" special here and here. The network is looking for people who appear to be 15-25 years of age who are comfortable sharing their experiences about growing up LGBT. If you are interested in participating in the special; please e-mail your story, name, location, phone number and a photo to LGBTspecial@gmail.com.

When articulating your story, MTV asks you keep in mind the following questions:

  • When did you become aware of your sexual orientation/gender identity?
  • How “out” are you to your parents, family, friends, classmates, co-workers, etc.?
  • What sort of relationship do you currently have with your family?
  • What do you think are the unique challenges that you face as an LGBT person?
  • What needs to get better for you? What has gotten better?
  • What are the biggest challenges you currently face and how are you approaching these challenges?
  • When you’re not in school or at work, what do you do for fun? What makes you most happy? What are your future goals?

To learn more about casting visit MTV.com and watch the original “It Gets Better” special here.

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