Monthly Archives: December 2014

Organizations have a Role in LGBTQ Youth of Color Identity and Health

Reviewed by Timothy Ward Identity Safety and Relational Health in Youth Spaces: A Needs Assessment with LGBTQ Youth of Color Kristi E. Gamarela , Ja’Nina J. Walkerb , Lillian Riverac & Sarit A. Goluba This study focused on the role … Continue reading

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Rejected: Gay Blood and the FDA

Commentary by Nina Brennan More than thirty years have passed since the lifetime ban of blood donation from MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) was implemented. Over the years, there have been small pushes for change: In 2012, for … Continue reading

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Female sexuality and gender expression, LGBT acceptance, and change

Student Research Review by Timothy Ward The Cultural Significance of Homophobia on Heterosexual Women’s Gendered Experiences in the United States: A Commentary by Meredith G. F. Worthen Meredith G.F. Worthen extends research examining relationships between homophobia, masculinity, and gendered experiences … Continue reading

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Shaming Prevention: Is PrEP a “Risky” Approach?

Commentary by Nina Brennan Today is World AIDS Day. This morning, Michigan Public Radio reported a rising incidence of HIV diagnoses, with approximately 800 new cases per year. Complacent and/or apathetic attitudes which spanned the last decade appear to have … Continue reading

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