Bishop Hanson’s “It Gets Better” video

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ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson’s response to recent suicides by young people who have been bullied.

Below is his video message, “You Are a Beloved Child of God” to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.


The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LBGTQ youth by providing resources and a nationwide, 24-hour hotline. If you are considering suicide or need help, call: 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386). is a project of the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP) focused on providing tools and resources for youth, parents, teachers and mental health providers to prevent and address bullying.

It Gets Better Project
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