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The Intersection of Youth, Technology, and New Media with Sexual Health: Moving the Research Agenda Forward
Study explores the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of using new media and technology for LGBT sexual health promotion.
YMSM and those who seek partners online were investigated to see if engaging in these behaviors placed them at more or less risk for HIV and other STIs.
Sexual health information seeking online: A mixed-methods study among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people
Study reveals motivations and limits of seeking online sexual health information among a diverse sample of LGBT youth.
Are sexual partners met online associated with HIV/STI risk behaviours? Retrospective and daily diary data in conflict
MSM who engage in high-risk sex use the Internet to meet sexual partners; meeting partners online doesn’t necessarily cause high-risk sex.
Examining racial and ethnic minority differences among YMSM during recruitment for an online HIV prevention intervention study
Results highlight the importance of engaging Black YMSM during recruitment for online interventions.
The interplay between online and offline explorations of identity, relationships, and sex: A mixed-methods study with LGBT youth
Mixed-methods study shows LGBT youth use the Internet to compensate for perceived limitations in offline resources and relationships.
IMPACT Program Faculty Awarded Two Grants to Conduct Social Networks Analysis Research with LGBT Youth
Understanding the social networks of LGBT youth can have strong implications for both targets and methods of intervention.
Young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) experience sexual health disparities due to a lack of support in settings that traditionally promote positive youth development. The Internet may help to fill this void, but little is known about how it is used for sexual health purposes among young MSM.
This article looks at the benefits, risks, and future of sex research over the Internet.