The LGBT Health & Development Program

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Youth Blog— Being an Ally to the Transgender Community

Posted by IMPACT in Featured, Transgender Blog, Youth. No Comments

13th March

Understanding gender identity, transgender youth, and how to become an ally.



Special Section on Sexual Health in Gay and Bisexual Male Couples Published in Archives of Sexual Behavior

Posted by Julia in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

6th February

Findings answer new questions and challenge traditional research on male couples. Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with contributions from IMPACT.



Research Blog > Support Matters in Coming Out

27th August

Researchers wondered if parental support upon coming out had any association with LGB health. What did they find? Support matters.



Youth Blog > Queer Music Artists

Posted by IMPACT in Featured, Youth. 3 comments

27th June

Creating queer spaces – physical and digital – for expression and community



Youth Blog> A Transgender Journey: Beginnings

22nd May

What do you do when you first realize you might be transgender?



A Disproportionate Number of Homeless LGBT Youth

Posted by IMPACT in Researchers. No Comments

29th October

About 5 percent of the total population identifies as LGBT, yet about 40 percent of the homeless population identifies as LGBT. We ask: Why?



October 11th is National Coming Out Day!

Posted by Antonia in Coming Out Blog, Youth. 1 Comment

10th October

Coming out is different for everyone. Sometimes it’s intentional. Sometimes it’s an accident.



Who Are Your Favorite LGBT Couples?

Posted by IMPACT in Youth. 1 Comment

3rd September

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



A Snapshot of LGBT Youth in Chicago

Posted by Antonia in Researchers, Youth. No Comments

11th July

At Pride Weekend 2012 we unveiled some of our findings about LGBT Youth in Chicago. Learn more, and download the colorful pdf here!



Author of Controversial Study on Therapy to Change Sexual Orientation Apologizes to the Gay Community

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Researchers. No Comments

11th May

In the letter, Dr. Spitzer writes, “I believe I owe the gay community an apology for my study making unproven claims of the efficacy of reparative therapy.”






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