D.C. United: Make an "It Gets Better" video
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D.C. United: Make an "It Gets Better" video

    1. Game On Movement
    2. Petition by

      Game On Movement

      Corvallis, OR

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August 2011

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DC United has released an "It Gets Better" video, making them the first non-baseball pro sports team to do so. As such, this video represents a major step forward in the ongoing "It Gets Better" movement. 

In the video, forward Josh Wolff reminds LGBT youth, "Always remember to be yourself." Watch D.C. United's video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzxYUbMTkn4

 

Within the last few months 5 MLB teams have made a video for the It Gets Better campaign to benefit the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. These 5 teams have spoken out against bullying and hatred in our society. The Giants became the first professional sports team to make a video for the campaign. D.C. United should set an example for the rest of the MLS by making an "It Gets Better" video. The It Gets Better campaign started last fall following the alarming number of gay teen suicides around the country. The "It Gets Better Project" is a website and organization dedicated to helping "young people who are lesbian, gay, bi or transexual see how love and happiness can be a reality in their future." It's this organizations' responsibility to its fans to continue fostering a record of community service by taking it to a new level in the MLS. Sign this petition to let D.C. United know that you're a fan and that you want to see them make an "It Gets Better" video.

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    • Pat Hansen COLORADO SPRINGS, CT
      • about 3 years ago

      Please support these teams that are speaking out against the bullying and hatred against the LGBT community. Thank you Change.org for starting the petition. EVERY team should support this. Kids look up to their sport heroes, this could make a huge impact if their "favorite soccer player" or "team" signed on~

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    • Gloria Monroe GRANTS PASS, OR
      • about 3 years ago

      this is the message that needs to get out to kids loud & clear NOT the hateful rhetoric of the religious right & sickos like Michelle Bachman...

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