Tag Archives: Joel Burns

Lawrence O’Donnell & Joel Burns On Teen Suicides In Bachmann’s District

Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the Anoka-Hennepin school districts ‘No Promo Homo’ policy with Joel Burns. (You may remember Joel Burns, the councilman from Ft. Worth, TX, for his amazing and wonderful It Gets Better video.)

WIN Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burn’s Boxer Shorts And Support The Trevor Project

Last October 13th,  Fort Worth, Texas councilman Joel Burns. Joel Burns spoke at the council meeting  about an abusive experience in high school, a fraught relationship with his southern father, and then how rich his life became once he got through the difficult times. His genuine emotion and moving speech to the council quickly went viral and has become an insiprational message to LGBT teens and adults everywhere via the “It Get’s Better Project”

Now the Honorable (and wonderful) Joel Burns,, has generously donated the boxers he received as a gift from Ellen Degeneres for his recent appearance on The Ellen Show on October 20 to be put up for raffle with Aal proceeds going  to The Trevor Project to aid LGBTQ youth in crisis.

Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20  Drawing held November 21, 2010