This year, some friends of IMPACT shared their thoughts on coming out. Watch the video to hear about their experiences!
September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day, is a great time to identify the support in your life!
A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth
Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.
Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths
LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.
New school study is one of the first to link school policies at the state level to state-wide LGB mental health.
Ethical and regulatory issues with conducting sexuality research with LGBT adolescents: A call to action for a scientifically informed approach
Provides empirical data on regulatory issues for research with LGBT adolescents, to move the IRB process towards being evidence-based.
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.
Want to be a part of IMPACT? You could be our next intern. Apply by August 20th.
At PrideFest and Dyke March we asked a number of people what they love about the LGBT community and why. Watch their answers!
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.