The LGBT Health & Development Program

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Youth Blog – Pronouns & Privilege: A Change of Perspective

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18th December

What would the world be like if we got to know people the way they see themselves?



Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013

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19th November

This day is a time to grieve, learn, and reach out, as we honor those who lost their lives for daring to live their truth.



Youth Blog > Revisiting the Lifetime Blood Donation Ban for MSM

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23rd August

Find out what doctors and politicians recommend to stop discrimination against MSM and keep blood donations safe.



Research Blog > Are Violent Hate Crimes Against LGBT People on the Rise?

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13th June

Examining the data to see if anti-LGBT hate crimes are on the rise.



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.



What do YOU want people in power to know about LGBT issues?

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5th April

We asked, and you answered! Check out what LGBT issues you think are important.



White Paper: A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth

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9th February

A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.



Youth Blog > Unfair Criminalization of LGBT Youth

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14th January

LGBT youth make up 5-7% of the youth population but 15% of the juvenile justice population



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

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3rd January

The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.



Is Your School LGBT Friendly?

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16th November

Some states have policies and laws that seek to protect LGBT students in schools. Where does your state stand?






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