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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Gay Gamers, It DOES Get Better

Posted by Alison Hallett on Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 3:14 PM


For our Pride Issue this week, we took our inspiration from Dan Savage's It Gets Better project, asking a handful of queer Portlanders to share their own experiences of how things got better once they reached adulthood. Some of the results are incredibly moving; I particularly like Brad Fortier's account of coming out to his D&D group; and Adam Arnold's story about how an adult helped him cope with high school, which seems to get to the heart of the entire project: Sometimes just telling an unhappy kid that life gets better after high school makes all the difference.

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