The LGBT Health & Development Program


Research Blog > Conversion / Reparative Therapy Debated by Lawmakers

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30th May

Research shows no support for conversion therapy effectiveness, while legal debates about it begin.



Youth Blog> A Transgender Journey: Beginnings

22nd May

What do you do when you first realize you might be transgender?



Youth Blog > Happy 25th Birthday, Gay-Straight Alliances!

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16th May

2013 Marks the 25-year anniversary of the first Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)! What kind of support do these groups provide to students?



9th Annual Chicago Queer Prom!

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13th May

Enjoy dancing, LGBTQ resources, and performances at “Soy Lo Que Soy” / “I Am Who I Am”!



Research Blog > Does Alcohol Use Lead to Unprotected Sex?

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10th May

A new study finds that alcohol use is linked to unprotected sex in younger, but not adult, men who have sex with men.



MONSTER BALL: CITYWIDE LGBTQ PROM AT LANE TECH HIGH SCHOOL ON MAY 10th, 2013

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4th May

The IMPACT Program is spreading the word about the CPS-sponsored LGBTQ prom for high school students and their allies!



Research Blog > That’s So Gay: Unintentional Messages Still Hurt

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3rd May

Language is a power tool that can be used to harm or insult others. Hidden, negative messages, known as microaggressions, can leave a mark.






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