Tag: health disparities
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.
The Role of Geographic and Network Factors in Racial Disparities in HIV Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men: An Egocentric Network Study
Racial disparities in HIV are not shown to be driven by differences in individuals’ HIV risk behaviors.
Gaps and opportunities for research that would contribute to more holistic knowledge of the health of sexual minority youth are discussed.
Sexual Orientation Disparities in Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors and Risk Determinants among Sexually Active Adolescent Males: Results from a School-Based Sample
Sexual health disparities emerge early in the life course and vary by both sexual orientation identity and sexual behaviors.
Stuck in the Middle: Longitudinal HIV-Related Health Disparities among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women
Study found that men who have sex with men and women were significantly more likely to exhibit negative HIV-related health outcomes and scores.
Mixed methods study highlights the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of the Queer
Sex Ed intervention.
Indicators of Victimization and Sexual Orientation among Adolescents: Analyses from Youth Risk Behavior Surveys
An examination of victimization that leads to health disparities among LGBT youth using nuanced indicators of sexual minority status.
New study investigates the effects of psychosocial variables and demographic differences in smoking habits among LGBT youth.
Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with articles by IMPACT faculty, the issue reports on the largest population-based project on LGBT youth health.
Data show burden of mental disorders for low-income, urban African American adolescents and implications for addressing unmet needs.