The LGBT Health & Development Program

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Youth Blog – Lessons from the 2017 National LGBTQ Health Conference in Chicago, IL

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9th May

Hear about what it was like to attend the National LGBTQ Health Conference April 28-29, 2017 from three ISGMH staff members.



Youth Blog – Finding hidden HIV virus in the body

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8th February

Researchers are finding new answers in the quest to end HIV. Catch up on the latest breakthrough towards a cure.



The Diversity of Gender & Sexual Orientation Identities of Transgender Individuals

23rd April

Check out our latest video with Laura Kuper to learn more about the recent IMPACT publication, published in the Journal of Sex Research.



Video: Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

14th February

WHAT SHIELDS GAY YOUTH FROM SUICIDE?
Love from family and friends offer most protection, while bullying causes highest risk.



It’s not just if you use a condom, its how you use a condom.

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Research Blog, Sexual Health, Video, Youth Blog. 2 comments

10th January

We just published result of a study showing 95% of young men who have sex with men (MSM) make errors when using condoms. So what were some of the most common errors made by young MSM? 59% did not squeeze air out of the condom, 42% used an oil-based lube, and 25% started having sex before they put on the condom.  These kinds of errors increased condom breakage and slippage. In other words, if you don’t use condoms correctly they don’t work as well to protect you from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. When used correctly condoms are very effective at preventing HIV.

We created a video to show you how to use a condom the right way, starring our own Steve Du Bois, MA. Help us spread the word about how to use condoms the right way by clicking … Read More »



What is Bisexuality?

24th June

Dr. Brian Dodge of Indiana University answers the question, what is bisexuality? This interview with Dr. Brian Mustanski was filmed at a recent research conference.

Please note:  Any statistical data cited in our videos is accurate at the time of publishing.






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