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Research Blog–Stigma & Status: Social Factors Leading to Lack of Healthcare Access for MSM of Color

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28th April

MSM of color have barriers accessing HIV care compared to White MSM. Is overcoming stigma enough to get these individuals into care?

Youth Blog—LGBTQ and Disabled: Another “Closet” for Some

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6th August

Disabilities are far more common than most people think, and LGBTQ people with disabilities deal with unique issues.

Youth Blog—Stereotypes Against Queer Asian American and Pacific Islanders

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8th May

For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we ask you to challenge your assumptions of what it means to be a queer AAPI.

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

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16th April

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

Research Blog – HIV Criminalization Laws in the United States

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27th March

What are HIV criminalization laws and what does existing research say about them?

Evaluation of Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Study of Urban Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

14th October

Respondent-driven sampling with YMSM may not be efficient for the rate of recruitment or effective in generating a representative sample.

Youth Blog—Ending the Stigma on HIV/AIDS Video

5th September

Generation L wants YOU to stop stigma!

Research Blog – Internalized Homophobia and Mental Health in LGB People

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25th July

We discuss what internalized homophobia is, how it is expressed, and how it is related to mental health in LGB people.

Youth Videos Take HIV/AIDS Head On

3rd February

Youth “Fight HIV – HEAD ON!” with REDHOT+ videos where they dance, sing, and share their stories!  The REDHOT+ partnership with has selected several youth-designed and directed videos that address stigma and misinformation about HIV/AIDS – while using popular music to convey their message.  The Red Hot Organization is the leading international organization dedicated to fighting AIDS through pop culture.  Visit to learn more about their next music project or to get more information about HIV/AIDS. Check out two of the winners below:

FIGHT HIV – HEAD ON, by the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, OH (Winner of the Public Service Announcement Category)

All the videos presented on REDHOT+’s website feature a generation of youth telling its own stories, using its own voice, to bring awareness and action to HIV/AIDS in their neighborhoods and around the globe. Another winner, “Thembi’s Diary,” uses the words … Read More »

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