Cheryl Rainfield’s It Gets Better video for queer youth & anyone thinking of suicide

You’ve probably seen or heard about the It Gets Better Campaign in response to all the recent gay suicides resulting from homophobic bullying? I hope you have, any way.

I know what it’s like to be bullied, abused, and hated–and to want to kill myself. But I am so grateful I didn’t. There is so much good in my life now!

I hope you’ll consider watching and/or sharing my It Gets Better video for queer youth, anyone who’s been bullied, harassed, or abused and is thinking of suicide.

About Cheryl Rainfield

I write the books I needed and couldn't find as a teen. I write teen fiction--paranormal fantasy and gritty realistic fiction. I'm the author of SCARS (WestSide Books, 2010) #1 ALA QuickPicks, and Governor General Literary Award Finalist, HUNTED (WestSide Books, Oct 2011), STAINED (Harcourt, 2013), The Last Dragon (HIP Books, Sept 2009), and Walking Both Sides (HIP Books, 2011). I also enjoy drawing, surfing the web, connecting with people I like, doing crafts, and being with my dog.
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5 Responses to Cheryl Rainfield’s It Gets Better video for queer youth & anyone thinking of suicide

  1. Thank you for sharing this heartfelt message. It is inspiring and so important. If it helps just one teen who is questioning the value of his or her life, it’s worth it.

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  3. Oh, Cheryl. I don’t even know what to say, except that you’re amazing and awesome and beautiful and honest and open and wow.

  4. Laurel–*thank you*! (hugging you) That is lovely of you to say, and it felt really good to read. (smiling at you) Thank you!

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