The LGBT Health & Development Program


Resiliency Among LGB Youth: Overcoming Victimization

28th April

LGBTQA Chicago-area college students participated in this video to share their unique & insightful perspectives of a recent IMPACT study’s findings.



The Diversity of Gender & Sexual Orientation Identities of Transgender Individuals

23rd April

Check out our latest video with Laura Kuper to learn more about the recent IMPACT publication, published in the Journal of Sex Research.



Dear 40-Year-Old Me

Posted by Farrin in Youth Blog. No Comments

19th April

Featuring Alliance Youth Committee members and other youth involved with Illinois Safe Schools Alliance work. Their hope is that this video inspires you to get involved in making schools better places for ALL youth, especially those that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.



Lavender Research Forum: IMPACT Student Wins 1st Place

Posted by Farrin in Research Blog. No Comments

16th April

IMPACT Program graduate student Laura Kuper was awarded first place for her paper in the UIC Lavender Research Forum 2012.



Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations: Downloadable Health Kit

Posted by Farrin in Research Blog. No Comments

13th April

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new Information and Resource Kit addressing the specific health issues of most concern to the LGBT community.



Making Sexual Agreements

Posted by Farrin in Youth Blog. No Comments

6th April

Making a sexual agreement with your primary partner is crucial to keeping your relationship happy, trusting, and safe.



IMPACT Program at 5th Annual Conference on New Media, Youth, & Sexual Health

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Research Blog. 2 comments

4th April

IMPACT Program presentations at the 5th annual Sex::Tech conference on new media, youth, and sexual health.






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