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WTTW’s Chicago Today airs segment on “A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth”

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 by Antonia in Featured, Research Blog. No Comments

On January 2, 2013, WTTW Channel 11 in Chicago aired a segment on the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on health disparities among LGBT youth in Chicago.  The segment, titled “A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth,” highlighted several of the publication’s key findings, and featured the voices of two young leaders who reflected on their experiences growing up in Chicago. Dr. Brian Mustanski,  director of the IMPACT Program, provided additional commentary.

Watch January 02, 2013 – A Healthy Chicago For LGBT Youth on PBS.

WTTW has also made available a web-exclusive discussion with Dr. Mustanski on whether things are indeed getting better for LGBT youth.

The full IMPACT Program publication is available here.



WTTW (January 2, 2013). A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth. Chicago Today. Retrieved from

Mustanski, B.S., Clifford, A., Bigelow, L., Andrews, K., Birkett, M.A., Ashbeck, A., & Fisher, K. (2012) A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth: An IMPACT Program White Paper on Health Disparities in Chicago’s LGBT Youth. Chicago, IL: The IMPACT Program at Northwestern University. Retrieved from

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