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Research Blog > New Report Shows High Rates of Bullying of LGBT Students in School Athletics

Posted by Krystal in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

12th April

Data taken from 8,584 LGBT students suggests that bullying is of particular concern during physical education classes and school athletics.



Shout Out for Health

Posted by Lou in Featured, Youth. No Comments

12th March

IMPACT Program and 3 other LGBTQ youth serving organizations in Chicago present at a panel discussion about LGBTQ youth health disparities.



Research Blog > New Study Shows LGBT Youth Experience Greater Disordered Eating

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19th February

A new study published this month in the American Journal of Public Health is the first examination of eating disorders, obesity, and sexual orientation in US high school students.



White Paper: A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Allies, Researchers, Youth. 4 comments

9th February

A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.



What is Health Literacy?

Posted by Beatriz in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

28th December

Health literacy is a commonly overlooked but very important aspect of the relationship between an individual and their healthcare provider.



Health Care Reform’s Effect on the LGBT Community

Posted by Dan in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

8th October

How does the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the constitutionality of the new health care reform law affect the LGBT community?



An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing LGBT Americans

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Allies, Researchers. No Comments

14th September

An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing LGBT Americans ​was created as an introduction for those who support and fight for LGBT equality



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!



A Positive Norm-Breaker in LGB Research

Posted by Alan in Researchers, Youth. No Comments

14th June

A new study looks at self-reported positive aspects of being gay/bisexual in adolescent male youth, as opposed to focusing on negative outcomes.



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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