If you’re looking for a little late afternoon pick-me-up, check no further than “Dear 40-Year-Old Me”, a beautifully moving video put together by the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance. It’s not easy, and certainly not always fun, in most schools for queer kids who have to wage a daily battle with homophobia and gender bias. But these students make it clear that there’s lots of amazingly fun life to live after high school. Watch the whole thing after the jump.

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