The LGBT Health & Development Program

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Family Blog—Growing Up with Gay Parents

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22nd September

Thinking about raising children with your same sex partner? Here’s a personal story saying that it’s perfectly okay!

Research Blog – The Future of LGBTQ Research with Sexual Minority Adolescents

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24th July

In his recent paper, Dr. Brian Mustanski describes today as “an exciting time to be conducting this research.”

Youth Blog – Home for the Holidays

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22nd December

LGBTQ youth may find going home for the holidays harder than usual. We give you some tips on surviving family and travel.

HIV Prevention with Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: Parents Know and Parents Matter; Is It Time to Develop Family-Based Programs for This Vulnerable Population?

11th June

Study explores a family-based HIV prevention approach for urban, ethnically diverse gay and bisexually identifying MSM.

Research Blog – Growing LGB Acceptance among Latinos

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28th March

Hispanics’ support of LGBT concerns is on the rise.

Who Are Your Favorite LGBT Couples?

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3rd September

The IMPACT Program has been asking young LGBT couples, “Who are your role models for having a healthy relationship?”

A story of family acceptance

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4th January

Always My Son is one of a series of short documentary films that are being produced by the Family Acceptance Project to help ethnically and religiously diverse families decrease their LGBT children’s risk for suicide, substance abuse, depression, HIV, homelessness and placement in foster care or juvenile justice settings — by increasing family support. The video series are being developing as part of a range of research-based intervention resources — including a new evidence-based family approach to help diverse families support their LGBT children. These resources are based on research conducted  at San Francisco State University. Their research shows that family accepting and rejecting behaviors have a compelling impact on their LGBT children’s health and mental health.

Our team has published work that similarly shows the importance of family support in reducing risk for HIV infection among young gay and bisexual … Read More »

Coming Out to Parents

21st April

A special discussion with Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams about coming out to parents.

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