Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning

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What Places Sexual Minority Youth At Heightened Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections?
Katherine Quinn and Allison Ertl conduct one of the first studies to examine sexual identity and sexual behavior as distinct factors affecting risk.

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Q&A: Removing Legal Barriers for LGBT Survivors of Violence
We talk to Cathy Bowman from Legal Services NYC about the needs and challenges faced by low-income members of New York's LGBT community.

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Working with Homeless Youth Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence
Learn how to build trust and strengthen relationships with youth with histories of sexual trauma.

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Do Common Beliefs About LGBT Homeless Youth Reflect Reality?
Two researchers review the literature to compare findings against "common wisdom" in the field.

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Q&A: Making Anti-Violence Programs More Welcoming for Transgender Survivors
We talk to researcher Kristie Seelman about new findings and steps programs can take to be more inclusive.

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What Affects the Quality of Treatment Received by Transgender Survivors of Violence?
A new study looks at the potential impact of race, U.S. citizenship, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and more.

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How to Create a Support Group for LGBTQ Youth
Learn how to make a safe space for LGBTQ youth to share about their lives.

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Does Sexual Orientation Affect Teen Pregnancy Risk?
Researchers Lisa Lindley and Katrina Walsemann learned that high school students who had been with same-sex partners were more likely to experience a pregnancy.

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5 Online Resources to Help Domestic Violence Programs Offer Inclusive Services to LGBTQ People
Learn how to make your domestic violence services accessible and welcoming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning survivors.

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NCFY Voices: Does It Get Better for LGBTQ Teens?
Listen to Northwestern University's Michelle Birkett discuss her team's research about the mental health of LGBTQ youth


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