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Research Blog—Unique and Normal: Friendships Between Straight Women and Gay Men

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3rd February

Healthy relationships include friendships that span gender and sexual orientation.



Research Blog—LGBT Women and Poverty

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19th January

LGBT women, especially transgender women of color, are at higher risk for poverty due to barriers in jobs, health, and family recognition.



Youth Blog—Remembering LGBTQ Women in STEM

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23rd October

For LGBT History Month, we ask: Do you know about these LGBTQ women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics fields?



Youth Blog–Ask an Expert: Should Girls Who Have Sex with Other Girls Worry about Sexually Transmitted Infections?

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29th July

Think you are at low risk for STIs if you don’t have sex with guys? Check out this month’s Ask an Expert!



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Sexual Fluidity?

26th July

Dr. Chivers defines sexual fluidity as the tendency of bisexual or lesbian women to shift their sexual identity. However, while they may shift their identity Dr. Chivers does not think that the underlying sexual attraction is altered.



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!

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



Is Bisexuality the Same for Men & Women?

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15th June

Is bisexuality the same in men and women? Dr. Brian Dodge of Indiana University discusses gender differences in bisexuality. He is interviewed by Dr. Brian Mustanski, Director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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






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