Bullying PSA: It Gets Worse [Video]

You may have heard about Dan Savage's video outreach campaign, "It Gets Better." The campaign was inspired by a spate of news stories about gay teens committing suicide in the face of bullying, and by Focus on the Family's bizarre assertion that anti-bullying programs are a conspiracy to turn kids gay. Savage invited gay adults from all walks of life to submit videos to talk about the great lives they're living today, and everything they would have missed out on if they'd taken their own lives. Watch the videos at itgetsbetterproject channel on YouTube. Here's the video Dan made with his husband Terry.


That's great, but who's giving advice to the bullies? What does the future hold for the narrow minded, the vindictive, and the insecure? What do you have to look forward to if you base your self-esteem on policing gender norms and defending superstitions? Luckily, Daily Motion has the answer:

IT GETS WORSEUploaded by FirstLastName. - More video blogs and vloggers.

[Photo: By Connor Keller, Creative Commons.]

LinkedIn meets Tinder in this mindful networking app

Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.

Getty Images
Sponsored
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.

No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.

Keep reading Show less

Think you’re bad at math? You may suffer from ‘math trauma’

Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.

Image credit: Getty Images
Mind & Brain

I teach people how to teach math, and I've been working in this field for 30 years. Across those decades, I've met many people who suffer from varying degrees of math trauma – a form of debilitating mental shutdown when it comes to doing mathematics.

Keep reading Show less

A world map of Virgin Mary apparitions

She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.

Strange Maps
  • For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
  • These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
  • Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
Keep reading Show less

How KGB founder Iron Felix justified terror and mass executions

The legacy of Felix Dzerzhinsky, who led Soviet secret police in the "Red Terror," still confounds Russia.

Getty Images
Politics & Current Affairs
  • Felix Dzerzhinsky led the Cheka, Soviet Union's first secret police.
  • The Cheka was infamous for executing thousands during the Red Terror of 1918.
  • The Cheka later became the KGB, the spy organization where Russia's President Putin served for years.
Keep reading Show less