A new study finds that alcohol use is linked to unprotected sex in younger, but not adult, men who have sex with men.
Language is a power tool that can be used to harm or insult others. Hidden, negative messages, known as microaggressions, can leave a mark.
Will same-sex marriage threaten the existence of gender roles? Or provide a more nuanced understanding of gender?
A new study tests the “best little boy in the word” hypothesis.
The IMPACT Program is co-sponsoring American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s upcoming event on April 20th.
Data taken from 8,584 LGBT students suggests that bullying is of particular concern during physical education classes and school athletics.
How users interact on social networking sites like Facebook has implications for HIV prevention efforts.
Brief review of a recent paper suggesting a syndemic framework for the relationship between HIV and the environment.
A new study published this month in the American Journal of Public Health is the first examination of eating disorders, obesity, and sexual orientation in US high school students.
A new study finds a reduction in sexual risk after asking participants to have their sexual partners take an at-home HIV test.
A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.
Examining Risk and Protective Factors for Alcohol Use in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth: A Longitudinal Multilevel Analysis
Correlates of drinking among LGBT youth are similar to those in general populations, which indicates that existing alcohol interventions may be effective for LGBT youth.
Research Article > Challenges and Approaches to Mobilizing Communities for HIV Prevention Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men of Color
Our community-engaged research efforts may be informed by the struggles and successes reported by Connect to Protect coalitions.
Today we share the story of Bayard Rustin, a gay man who was a key leader in the civil rights movement.
The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.
A brief look back at the 2012 LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference.
Health literacy is a commonly overlooked but very important aspect of the relationship between an individual and their healthcare provider.
The article, “Study: Health Issues Afflict More LGBT Youths,” reviews IMPACT Program’s recent publication examining health disparities among LGBT youth.
Dr. Brian Mustanski, Director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program was profiled in the Northwestern University FSM Researcher Magazine.
How do you get an HIV test and what’s it like?