Jess’s Team Pick:
A young man named Colton Boettcher from Madison, Wisconsin (along with the help of his local gay community), produced, directed and edited this extraordinary “It Gets Better” anti-bullying musical production choreographed to Lady Gaga‘s “Hair.”
The video’s YouTube description explains:
“In support of the It Gets Better Project, Colton James Boettcher’s artistic vision takes shape in the form of a music video interpretation of Lady Gaga’s song, Hair. Hair is about being yourself, being true to who you are; as the song exemplifies, “you are the spirit of your hair, it’s all the glory you bare”, YOU are your #hair.
As most of us know, growing up isn’t easy. Countless young people are faced with daily tormenting and bullying, causing them to feel isolated and alone. This is an especially harsh reality for LGBT kids and teens, who often hide their sexuality for fear of bullying. In many instances, gay and lesbian adolescents are taunted, sometimes even tortured, simply for being themselves.
Are you being bullied? Please reach out to someone to talk to, YOU are worth something! No one should tell you otherwise. If you need someone to talk to, you can find some contacts below, or just send ME a message! I would love to hear from you.”