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Religion’s Effect on LGB Teen Health

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28th June

The religious climate that LGB teens live in may determine whether they have health risk behaviors such as substance use and multiple sex partners.

Resiliency Among LGB Youth: Overcoming Victimization

28th April

LGBTQA Chicago-area college students participated in this video to share their unique & insightful perspectives of a recent IMPACT study’s findings.

Internalized homophobia and internalizing mental health problems: a meta-analytic review.

17th July

Research on internalized homophobia (IH) has linked it to both mental and physical health outcomes.

Parenting a gay, lesbian, or bisexual youth

30th December

A discussion with Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams about parenting a gay, lesbian, or bisexual youth. The discussion focuses on parents’ reactions to their children coming out.

Dr. Savin-Williams is professor and chair of Human Development at Cornell University. He is the author of a number of books, including The New Gay Teenager (Harvard University Press, 2005).

The interview is conducted by Dr. Brian Mustanski, director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For more information visit

This project was made possible by a grant from the William T Grant Foundation.

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