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Research Blog–Unique Considerations of Coming Out as LGBT in Mid-Life or Later

8th October

As LGBT people in mid-life or later navigate coming out for the first time, they face unique concerns about credibility, spouses, and kids.

Family Blog—Growing Up with Gay Parents

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22nd September

Thinking about raising children with your same sex partner? Here’s a personal story saying that it’s perfectly okay!

Family Blog—The Path to Parenthood for the LGBTQ Community

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28th August

Following the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, what does adoption look like for LGBTQ parents? Challenges await, but hope abides!

Family Blog—The Importance of Being An Ally to Your Transgender Child

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12th August

Your child just came out as transgender. How should you respond? Bottom line: Be supportive.

Youth Blog – Home for the Holidays

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22nd December

LGBTQ youth may find going home for the holidays harder than usual. We give you some tips on surviving family and travel.

New Study of Young Men and their Parents!

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20th September

Be a part of cutting edge research! See if you and your parent qualify for IMPACT’s new survey.

Research Blog – Support Matters in Coming Out

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27th August

Researchers wondered if parental support upon coming out had any association with LGB health. What did they find? Support matters.

Research Blog – The Kids Are All Right

14th June

How do the children of gay and lesbian parents compare to others? Better, worse or about the same?

WTTW’s Chicago Today airs segment on “A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth”

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3rd January

The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.

October 11th is National Coming Out Day!

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10th October

Coming out is different for everyone. Sometimes it’s intentional. Sometimes it’s an accident.

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