What interests us? Our research blog highlights the evolving work of the IMPACT team, along with other noteworthy findings in the LGBT health field. We invite you to explore the posts below and visit our Current Research Projects and Publications pages to learn more about the breadth of our research.
Research Blog—Geosocial Networking Application Use among Partnered Gay, Bisexual, and other Men Who Have Sex with Men
App use: What happens after a relationship begins, and how does it affect relationships?
Research Blog—PrEP Use for MSM and Transgender Woman Takes Center Stage at the International AIDS Conference 2016
Strong science and community engagement together are essential to improving global PrEP use.
Recruitment and retention can be challenging. Here, we share some tips from our experiences working with LGBTQ young people.
Across multiple studies, pet ownership improves the mental and physical health of people living with HIV/AIDS.
MSM of color have barriers accessing HIV care compared to White MSM. Is overcoming stigma enough to get these individuals into care?
Seek, test, treat, and retain: exploring recent evidence on optimizing HIV prevention interventions.
Are ethics regulations for research hurting HIV prevention efforts?
ISGMH Director Mustanski Publishes Major Commentary on the Responsibility of IRBs in the Growing HIV Epidemic among Gay/Bisexual Teens
New article recounts how the highest-risk group in the U.S. has been too often left behind.
Alternatives to daily oral pill-taking are needed to promote PrEP adherence.
Population groupings based on sexual behavior may contribute to the invisibility of bisexual health in research.
IMPACT’s work on innovating solutions to health inequities is featured in this year’s Annual Report.
The IMPACT Program is now a proud part of the new Institute of Sexual and Gender Minority Health & Wellbeing!
A survey of educators suggests the “GLSEN Safe Space Kit” is an effective tool for creating safe spaces for LGBT students.
New IMPACT study shows a risk of lasting mental health problems for severely victimized LGBT youths.
Healthy relationships include friendships that span gender and sexual orientation.
LGBT women, especially transgender women of color, are at higher risk for poverty due to barriers in jobs, health, and family recognition.
The South is home to millions of LGBTQ people in the US who face health inequities and stressors but are working for change every day.
Research Blog—Barriers to Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Individuals
What challenges stand in the way of pursuing gender-affirming care? Check out findings from our ongoing study.
Young gay men are at the highest risk for HIV infection, yet only 1 in 5 have ever been tested according to a recent national study.
HIV testing rates shown to be low among adolescent gay and bisexual men. Many even lack knowledge about the closest testing site.