Joel Burns has been all over the place since his heartwrenching and inspirational speech to the Fort Worth City Council, in which he recounted his own experiences growing up gay in rural Texas and tearfully shared his pain and his triumph as he encouraged kids around the world to hang in there and be alive, safe in the knowledge that life can and will get better than the hells of middle and high school.  Here he is talking to Ellen DeGeneres, continuing to spread the message:

[h/t Joe]