The LGBT Health & Development Program

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Youth Blog—Ask an Expert: Should I Use Dating Apps in a Relationship?

Posted by Kathryn Macapagal in Ask an Expert, Featured, Youth Blog. No Comments

24th November

My partner and I met on a dating app and decided to get serious. Is it okay to keep using this app?



Research Blog—LGBTQ Young Adults’ Definitions of Serious Relationships

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12th November

Participants from IMPACT’s Project Q2 explain the difference between “just dating” and “serious.”



Research Blog—Dating Violence in LGBT Youth: It’s Not Just a “Straight” Problem

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22nd October

Violence between romantic partners – this includes LGBT youth – is alarmingly common and linked to a range of health problems.



Research Blog – Multilevel Influences on HIV and Substance Use in YMSM

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18th September

What are the connections between sexually transmitted infections, substance use, and romantic relationship patterns over time among YMSM?



Youth Blog – Ask an Expert: What if I’m Not Sure about Having Sex?

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9th September

Consent means that the people having sex with each other agree to it – and know that they can stop if they want to.



Developmental Change in the Relationship Between Alcohol and Drug Use Before Sex and Sexual Risk Behavior in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

18th July

Found in this longitudinal study was a positive association between alcohol use and sexual risk amongst young men who have sex with men.



Research Blog – New IMPACT Research on Online Sexual Health Promotion for LGBT Youth

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5th June

Mixed methods study highlights the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of the Queer
Sex Ed intervention.



Youth Blog – How Do I Tell My Partner if I Am Unhappy?

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22nd May

Dr. Mustanski gives advice on having tough conversations in a relationship.



Envisioning an America Without Sexual Orientation Inequities in Adolescent Health

20th May

Using Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory of development, this article explores a vision for social change necessary to eliminate health disparities in gay youth.



Intimacy, Monogamy, and Condom Problems Drive Unprotected Sex Among Young Men in Serious Relationships with Other Men: A Mixed Methods Dyadic Study

20th May

A mixed methods approach to understanding HIV risks in young men who have sex with men.






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