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Sexual Orientation and Fluctuating Asymmetry in Men and Women

27th December

Elevated levels of developmental stress linked to shifts in sexual orientation, but not connected to sex-atypical prenatal hormones.


Research Blog > Why Do Young Gay Men Try to Be the Best?

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Featured, Research Blog. No Comments

18th April

A new study tests the “best little boy in the word” hypothesis.



Youth Blog > Sex Partners and (Un)Safe Sex

22nd March

To help guys think about risk in different kinds of relationships, here are some tips from IMPACT!



New Report Highlights HIV Epidemic among Black Gay Men

Posted by Katie in Allies, Research Blog. No Comments

7th September

A report released by the Black AIDS Institute highlights how Black MSM are disproportionately affected by HIV in the U.S.



Is Bisexuality the Same for Men & Women?

15th June

Is bisexuality the same in men and women? Dr. Brian Dodge of Indiana University discusses gender differences in bisexuality. He is interviewed by Dr. Brian Mustanski, Director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.



Exploring factors that underlie racial/ethnic disparities in HIV risk among young men who have sex with men.

17th March

Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) are among the highest risk groups for HIV, and the risk distribution varies by race/ethnicity.



Internet use and sexual health of young men who have sex with men: A mixed-methods study

25th February

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.



Moderators of the relationship between internalized homophobia and risky sexual behavior in men who have sex with men: a meta-analysis.

17th November

Research on internalized homophobia (IH) has consistently linked it to both mental and physical health outcomes, while research on its relationships with other variables has been inconsistent.



The temporal relationship between alcohol consumption and HIV-medication adherence: a multilevel model of direct and moderating effects

17th September

Previous studies documenting an association between alcohol use and HIV medication nonadherence, have been unable to distinguish between-persons characteristics from within-person characteristics representing the temporally linked effects of alcohol.






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