“It Gets Better? Ingrid and Desiree”
– From The Slope, a comedy web series about “superficial, homophobic lesbians” living in Park Slope, Brooklyn, this episode spoofs the It Gets Better video campaign against bullying and suicide. Serious subjects, It Gets Better has been a massive success with tens of thousands of videos made by people encouraging gay youth to hold on past high school. I’d never seen a spoof video – surely too sensitive a subject? – but this one is right on target. Potentially offensive if you take yourself too seriously, but watch it in the light hearted spirit in which it was intended and enjoy lots of laughter.
|Producer: The Slope||Featuring: Desiree Akhavan, Ingrid Jungermann|
|Format: Flash, HD||Date: 05/09/11|
Tags:brain, bullying, friday, itgetsbetter, lesbian, LGBT, LOL, suicide, video|
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Last reviewed: 27 Apr 2012