Lambda Literary: 2010 in Review: Dan Savage, and SCARS giveaway

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this post about Dan Savage. Dan Savage started the whole It Gets Better videos for lesbian/gay/bi/trans youth, in response to the queer teen suicides after homophobia and bullying. He started one of the most powerful, compassionate acts this year of reaching out to queer people and letting them/us know we’re not alone, we’re okay, and things get better. I love it when people put good into the world–and Dan Savage really did.

…I’m mentioned in Lambda Literary’s post on Dan Savage as one of the most vital messages from queer authors for my It Gets Better video. I am so honored to be mentioned!

If you haven’t seen my It Gets Better video, you can check it out. When my It Gets Better video reaches 1,500 views, I will be giving away a signed copy of SCARS to one of my Twitter followers. Want to make sure you’re in that giveaway? Follow me on Twitter.

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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3 Responses to Lambda Literary: 2010 in Review: Dan Savage, and SCARS giveaway

  1. Cheryl V says:

    Hey Cheryl,

    Just saw this post and the links and wanted to pop in and say that I am happy to have internet-met a wonderful person like you. Your video is so powerful. I just know it will save a life (or two 😉 I am glad that things are better for you and hope that 2011 is a fantastic one!

  2. Thank you so much, Cheryl; I really appreciate hearing that! (smiling at you) I hope you have a wonderful year, too.

  3. That’s wonderful that your video is getting this increased recognition and exposure. I hope many more people experience its powerful, important message!

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