It Gets Better

(L-R) 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks, nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga as they appeared in the team's "It Gets Better" video. (SF 49ers/YouTube)

49ers’ LGBT Anti-Bullying Video Pulled After 2 Players Deny Involvement

The organization that partnered with the San Francisco 49ers to create a widely touted anti-bullying video in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, pulled the video Thursday night after two players who appeared in it publicly denied their involvement.


San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner appears in a frame from a YouTube video for the team's It Gets Better video. (It Gets Better Project/YouTube)

San Francisco 49ers Join ‘It Gets Better Project’ For LGBT Youth

The San Francisco 49ers have become the first National Football League team to join an online movement supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and condemning the harassment and bullying they face.


A screen capture of the San Francisco General Hospital "It Gets Better" video on YouTube. (SFGH/YouTube)

KCBS Cover Story: SF General Hospital Reaches Out To LGBT Youth

The hospital has created a video as part of the national “It Gets Better Project” aimed at helping LGBT youth who are dealing with bullying or depression.


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Sharks Decline Request To Make ‘It Gets Better’ Video

Gloria Nieto is a diehard fan of the San Jose Sharks and a gay rights activist. But the team declined her request team to produce a video for the It Gets Better Campaign.



Giants To Participate In Anti-Gay Bullying Video Project

The San Francisco Giants are following in the footsteps of President Barack Obama, pop star Janet Jackson and more than 10,000 others who have made videos for an anti-suicide campaign geared toward gay youth.

CBS San Francisco–05/17/2011

13-year-old Noah Hornik was so bothered by gay stigma that he organized a concert in San Francisco. (CBS)

Palo Alto Teen Fights Gay Stigma With San Francisco Concert

Noah Hornik’s “It Gets Indie” show raised an estimated several thousand dollars for anti-bullying efforts.


Tim Gunn Reveals Teen Suicide Attempt

Tim Gunn Reveals Teen Suicide Attempt

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) – In an empathetic public service announcement video directed at depressed young people, Tim Gunn says he tried to kill himself when he was 17. The “Project Runway” host and fashion guru […]

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010