IMPACT Publication Showcased in the Washington Post, Northwestern Now

A recent IMPACT publication on the potential protective factors of romantic relationships for gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents was recently highlighted by Northwestern Now and The Washington Post. The publication detailed findings from IMPACT’s Q2 study, the longest running longitudinal study of LGBT youth ever conducted. The publication showed that while romantic involvement served as a stress buffer for gay and lesbians, the opposite is true for bisexuals, who often face unique stressors in relationships.

Read the Northwestern Now article detailing the important implications of this paper published by Drs. Sarah Whitton, Michael Newcomb, and Brian Mustanski here. Read the Washington Post article here