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Youth Blog—Happy 5 Year Anniversary, Project Q2!

Posted by Antonia in Featured, Youth. No Comments

4th April

One of the IMPACT Program’s first projects turned 5 this year! Here’s a look at what makes Q2 special.



American Journal of Public Health Releases Special Issue on LGBT Youth

Posted by Michelle in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

6th February

Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with articles by IMPACT faculty, the issue reports on the largest population-based project on LGBT youth health.



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

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.



The Intersection of Youth, Technology, and New Media with Sexual Health: Moving the Research Agenda Forward

27th December

Study explores the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of using new media and technology for LGBT sexual health promotion.



Dr. Meredith Chivers: Changing Sexual Orientation

Posted by rachel in IMPACT Video, Youth 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.



Research Blog—Messages for HIV/STI Prevention and Sexual Health Promotion: Does One Size Fit All?

Posted by Kathryn Macapagal in Featured, Researchers. No Comments

27th November

Many different types of sexual health messages are geared at improving safe sex, but which ones work best, and for whom?



National Coming Out Day: October 11th!

10th October

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



Youth Blog > Who Is Your Support Network?

Posted by Melissa in Featured, Youth. No Comments

9th September

September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day, is a great time to identify the support in your life!



A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth

6th September

Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.



Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths

6th September

LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.






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