For the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2012, over 50 European politicians and leaders from EU institutions have joined forces to tell LGBT teenagers they are working to make things better.

In the video message, Members of the European Parliament tell young people it gets better in 17 languages, from Italian to Bulgarian and Swedish to Polish.

They are joined in the video by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament;Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council; and Cecilia Malmström, Andris Piebalgs, Neelie Kroes, László Andor and Viviane Reding, Members of the European Commission.

This video message is inspired by the American project It Gets Better, which aims to reduce self-harm and suicide attempts among LGBT young people.