The LGBT Health & Development Program

Tag: STDs


Youth Blog—What You Should Know about Gonorrhea and Chlamydia

22nd January

These two sexually transmitted infections are common and curable, but easy to miss without getting tested.



Research Blog—Problems Using Condoms Linked to Increased Risk of STIs in Men Who Have Sex with Men

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12th December

Why are there different rates of STIs among MSM subpopulations? A new study suggests condom misuse may explain some of the disparity.



Youth Blog – STIs: A Quick Tour

Posted by Marcel Byrd in Featured, Sexual Health Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

1st May

It’s time to share some things you should know about STIs!



Sexual health information seeking online: A mixed-methods study among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people

23rd August

Study reveals motivations and limits of seeking online sexual health information among a diverse sample of LGBT youth.



Latin@ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by Antonia in Youth Blog. No Comments

15th October

Chicago organizations are hosting testing and awareness events across the city.



A Snapshot of LGBT Youth in Chicago

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11th July

At Pride Weekend 2012 we unveiled some of our findings about LGBT Youth in Chicago. Learn more, and download the colorful pdf here!



Celebrate National Condom Week!

16th February

The IMPACT Program wants you to know 7 Stats about Condoms & Couples.



Is oral sex safer sex?

21st July

The answer might be more complicated than you think. Our newest video talks about the benefits and risks of oral sex, including what you need to know to protect yourself and your partners.



Take our Women’s Health and Sexuality Quiz!

16th June

How much do you know about women’s health and sexuality? Do you know if lesbian and bisexual women face the same health risks as straight women? What are the ways that HIV is transmitted? How do you talk about sex with a partner? Find out how much you know by taking the Women’s Health and Sexuality Quiz below.

Click on one of the four numbered squares below to start the quiz.


Young Women’s Sexual Health Video – NEW from IMPACT Program!

9th May

Are you sex smart? We’ve already shared some safer sex tips in our male condom and lube videos. Now, you can check out our women’s sexual health video to learn about other tools you can use to protect yourself from HIV, STIs, and unintended pregnancies. We’ll walk you through the different safer sex outfits that you can wear on your next date, no matter who it’s with!






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