A video featuring gay and transgendered Apple employees encouraging LGBT teens briefly disappeared from YouTube over the weekend, reports the Mac Observer. A message on the video's page read, "This video violates YouTube’s policy on depiction of harmful activities."
Posted last Thursday, the video is Apple's contribution to the It Gets Better Project, which has collected almost 10,000 similar videos since it launched on YouTube last September.
Dan Savage, editorial director of the Seattle weekly The Stranger and author of the syndicated column "Savage Love," launched the It Gets Better Project on YouTube in September following the suicide of Billy Lucas, a 15-year-old who reportedly suffered homophobic harassment at Indiana's Greensburg High School. Nine out of 10 gay teenagers experience bullying and harassment, Savage said on his Sept. 21 podcast announcing the project. And gay teenagers are four times more likely to commit suicide.
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