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Survey for Individuals Who Are Trans or Gender Nonconforming – A Chance to Earn $50

Posted by IMPACT in Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

16th April

See if you qualify for a study on transgender and gender nonconforming health!



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

Posted by Dan in Featured, Research Blog. No Comments

18th September

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



Transgender and gender nonconforming individuals (age 14-30) needed for health research!

Posted by Laura in Featured, Research Blog, Youth Blog. 1 Comment

18th December

Contribute to transgender and gender nonconforming health research by completing an online survey. Chance to win $50!



Queer Sex Ed: An online study for LGBTQ youth 16-20 years old

Posted by Brian J. in Featured, Youth Blog. No Comments

12th March

Complete a university research survey online, receive $35!



Youth Blog > What’s a Research Consent Form?

Posted by Brian J. in Featured, Youth Blog. 1 Comment

12th March

Confused about consent? We’re here to answer your questions!



Same-Sex Marriage: An improvement to gay men’s health

Posted by Farrin in Research Blog. No Comments

6th January

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health provides insightful research outlining the effect of same-sex marriage laws on health care use and costs for gay and bisexual men (Hatzenbuehler et al., 2011).  The study examined the frequency of visits of 1,211 participants, both before and after the legalization of marriage in Massachusetts (2003).  This research is unique in that data before a “natural” event were available for analysis.  Most natural events do not provide such pre-event data to sufficiently document the change following a natural event, in this case the passing of the Massachusetts same-sex marriage law.

The study found “a significant decrease in medical care visits (13%) and costs (10%) and in mental health care visits (13%) and expenditures (14%).”  The lead researcher, Mark Hatzenbuehler at Columbia University, suggested that one possible explanation is a reduced level … Read More »






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