Tag: health disparities
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.
Bisexuals are often rendered invisible by the LGBT and heterosexual communities. How does this “bi-invisibility” impact bisexual health?
Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: Preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention
Data suggest syndemic of health problems among YMSM requiring development of interventions specific to this vulnerable population.
Unpacking the racial disparity in HIV rates: the effect of race on risky sexual behavior among Black young men who have sex with men (YMSM)
Findings suggest that dyad- and sexual network-level factors may be needed to understand racial disparities in HIV among YMSM.
Racial differences in same-race partnering and the effects of sexual partnership characteristics on HIV risk in MSM: A prospective sexual diary study
Study examines racial differences in homophilous partnering and the effects of sexual partnership characteristics on HIV risk for Black MSM.
A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.
The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.
A brief look back at the 2012 LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference.