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Tag: Youth Blog


Youth Blog – Finding hidden HIV virus in the body

Posted by IMPACT in Featured, Life & HIV, Youth Blog. No Comments

8th February

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



Dr. Meredith Chivers: How Do You Know If You’re Gay?

Posted by rachel in Sexual Health, Video. No Comments

3rd January

Dr. Chivers says that around 12 or 13 years of age, youth may begin to feel attracted to the same sex and should then explore their sexuality.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: Changing Sexual Orientation

Posted by rachel in Video. No Comments

27th December

Dr. Chivers says that it is not possible for people to change their sexual orientation, but what can and should be changed is society’s response to people’s sexual orientation.



National Coming Out Day: October 11th!

Posted by IMPACT in Coming Out, Featured, Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

10th October

This year, some friends of IMPACT shared their thoughts on coming out. Watch the video to hear about their experiences!



National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day 2013

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11th April

One in four new HIV infections occurs among youth. We can’t be silent about HIV/AIDS.



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.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Sexual Orientation?

9th July

Dr. Chivers says that everybody has a sexual orientation and sexual drive that we don’t consciously think about.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Bisexuality?

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9th July

Dr. Chivers says that men’s sexual orientation tends to be more polarized than that of women, but this doesn’t mean that all women are bisexual.



Keep it Up! Talks about Hooking Up & HIV Testing

Posted by Krystal in Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

9th July

Watch as Rob shares his story and thoughts on the importance of regular HIV testing and being safe while hooking up.



Resiliency Among LGB Youth: Overcoming Victimization

Posted by Farrin in Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

28th April

LGBTQA Chicago-area college students participated in this video to share their unique & insightful perspectives of a recent IMPACT study’s findings.






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