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Family Blog – Mother’s Day Q&A with IMPACT Staff

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12th May

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to hear from the perspective of a couple of parents here on staff.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: How Do You Know If You’re Gay?

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3rd January

Dr. Chivers says that around 12 or 13 years of age, youth may begin to feel attracted to the same sex and should then explore their sexuality.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: Changing Sexual Orientation

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27th December

Dr. Chivers says that it is not possible for people to change their sexual orientation, but what can and should be changed is society’s response to people’s sexual orientation.



National Coming Out Day: October 11th!

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10th October

This year, some friends of IMPACT shared their thoughts on coming out. Watch the video to hear about their experiences!



What do YOU want people in power to know about LGBT issues?

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5th April

We asked, and you answered! Check out what LGBT issues you think are important.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Sexual Fluidity?

26th July

Dr. Chivers defines sexual fluidity as the tendency of bisexual or lesbian women to shift their sexual identity. However, while they may shift their identity Dr. Chivers does not think that the underlying sexual attraction is altered.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Sexual Orientation?

9th July

Dr. Chivers says that everybody has a sexual orientation and sexual drive that we don’t consciously think about.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Bisexuality?

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9th July

Dr. Chivers says that men’s sexual orientation tends to be more polarized than that of women, but this doesn’t mean that all women are bisexual.



Happy Pride from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton!

Posted by Farrin in Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

4th June

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a special video message for Pride Month.



The Diversity of Gender & Sexual Orientation Identities of Transgender Individuals

23rd April

Check out our latest video with Laura Kuper to learn more about the recent IMPACT publication, published in the Journal of Sex Research.






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