Sir Ian McKellen Narrates Anti-Bullying PSA

Sir Ian McKellen has helped produce a new video to combat anti-gay bullying in the UK. Throughout the clip, he highlights how LGBT youth are targeted for harassment and the consequences, such as the high rates at which they engage in self-harm or attempt suicide. The young people share some of their own experiences and describe how the advocacy group Stonewall has helped them feel more supported. At a recent school event, McKellen explained, “Nothing in life is more important to me than helping gay young people realize there are better days ahead.” Watch the new video: