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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.



Family Blog—Supporting Gender Diverse Kids in School

13th May

Schools can be a challenging space for trans and gender diverse kids. Read on for resources for parents to make it easier.



Family Blog–How Parents Can Help LGBTQ Youth Deal with Bullying

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15th April

Parents play an important role in preventing and responding to bullying



Family Blog—Gender-Inclusive Approaches to Parenting

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25th January

All children can benefit from gender-inclusive parenting! Learn how and why to start today.



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.



When a Child Comes Out, Lead with Love

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Allies, Research Blog, Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

16th August

New film answers the question, “What do I do if my child is gay?”



Launch of “I heart my sexuality” videos

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Uncategorized, Youth Blog. No Comments

20th September

I Heart My Sexuality is a video project that aims to highlight the strengths of LGBTQ youth, instill pride in the community, and tell stories of healthy relationships.

The IMPACT team captured the personal interviews during the 2010 Chicago Pride Festival and Dyke March. The videos were created in partnership with BeyondMedia Education, an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to using media for social change.

Being part of a family and community

Being single

Being in a couple and dating

The IMPACT Programs online project are made possible in part by a grant from the William T Grant Foundation.





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