Texas Rangers: Make an "It Gets Better" video!
  • Petitioned Taunee Paur Taylor

This petition was delivered to:

Assistant Vice President, Player/Community Relations
Taunee Paur Taylor
Senior Director, Media Relations
Rich Rice
Nolan Ryan
General Manager
Jon Daniels

Texas Rangers: Make an "It Gets Better" video!

    1. Sam Medal
    2. Petition by

      Sam Medal

      Plano, TX

Will the Texas Rangers stand up against anti-gay bullying and homophobia in sports?

The San Francisco Giants have become the first pro sports team to create an “It Gets Better” video to stand up against the bullying of gay kids -- and now fans and the media are wondering if other baseball teams like the Rangers are going to follow their lead.

The Rangers can help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth understand that suicide is not the answer to their pain. The Rangers are real heroes to many people in Texas and have a voice. Please use that voice to let LGBT kids know that suicide is not an option that over time "It Gets Better"


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    Reasons for signing

    • Linda Nichols SAN MARCOS, TX
      • about 3 years ago

      As a die-hard Rangers fan, I ask you to join in this effort. Thank you.

    • L Bishop DALLAS, TX
      • about 3 years ago

      As a kid, my favorite memories with my dad were always going to Arlington Stadium to watch the Rangers play. As an adult and a lesbian, I know how much it would have meant to me when I was younger to see my role models telling me that it was okay, that there was nothing wrong with me and that I should never have, even for a moment, contemplated killing myself because of who I am.

      I would love for this to happen, as a lesbian that contemplated suicide after bullying, as somebody who grew up in Dallas and as a lifetime Texas Rangers fan.

    • Simon Craddock LEE DALLAS, TX
      • about 3 years ago

      A baseball team of the Rangers' caliber has the potential to make an incredible impact on young people who justifiably admire them and communicate to the public that real men, true sportsmen, do not bully other people.

    • Barbi Click ST LOUIS, MO
      • about 3 years ago

      as a 6th generation Texan who moved to Missouri because Texas is SO anti-gay....PLEASE....tell us that is does Get Better!

      • about 3 years ago

      As a season ticket holder, this would be great if the guys were winners off the field and do the right thing! Let's Go Rangers!


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