Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better project, minutes ago said via Twitter that they have “removed the 49ers It Gets Better video from our website.” Two San Francisco 49ers today stated they didn’t know what they were doing when they participated in recording an It Gets Better video.
The It Gets Better project is aimed at LGBTQ youth and teens, although its main focus is to help end bullying of all kids.
As The New Civil Rights Movement reported this evening, Ahmad Brooks and Isaac Sopoaga, 49ers teammates, “didn’t realize the video’s aim was to specifically combat bullying experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens,” The Huffington Post reported.
This may be the first time a video has been removed from the It Gets Better website, at least for this reason.
— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) February 1, 2013
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