November 26, 2019
The Evaluation, Data Integration and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Director, Dr. Gregory Phillips II, has received two new awards from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to extend his evaluation work in partnership with the City of Chicago.
November 25, 2019
Out magazine named Steven Thrasher, ISGMH faculty member and Daniel H. Renberg chair of social justice in reporting at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, to its annual Out100 list of “the year’s most impactful and influential LGBTQ+ people.”
November 21, 2019
Steven Thrasher, ISGMH faculty member and the Daniel H. Renberg chair of social justice in reporting at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, presented on “Infectious Blackness: Race, Media, and the Criminalization of HIV/AIDS” on November 14 as part of ISGMH’s Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series.
November 18, 2019
The Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) research program is thrilled to announce the recipient of this year’s Community Award for Research and Evaluation Services: Black and Pink!
November 15, 2019
On November 1, 2019, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking along with a “Notice of Nonenforcement” that states the agency will not enforce nondiscrimination protections put in place by the Obama administration in December 2016.
October 30, 2019
Science has the tools to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S., but it persists because prevention and treatment efforts are not reaching the right people at the right time.
October 23, 2019
At its fourth annual State of Sexual and Gender Minority Health Symposium on October 18, the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) brought together health experts and community leaders to discuss suicide prevention in the LGBTQIA community.
October 17, 2019
On Indigenous Peoples' Day ISGMH director, Brian Mustanski, announced that SMART project, a multi-site online HIV prevention program for adolescent men who have sex with men, was awarded an NIH Administrative Supplement to partner with the University of Hawai’i at Hilo (UHH).
September 17, 2019
As part of ISGMH’s Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series, Cecilia ‘Cec’ Hardacker, Howard Brown Health’s Director of Education, presented on best practices for using gender appropriate language in clinical settings to more than 300 audience members including health practitioners, hospital administrators, and researchers.
August 12, 2019
We are excited to announce that Steven Thrasher, the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in reporting and assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, has joined ISGMH’s core faculty group.
August 8, 2019
On August 6, 2019 Dr. Nina Harawa of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA presented on her work with internalized homophobia and biphobia in Black men who have sex with men and women as part of ISGMH’s Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series.
July 9, 2019
Here at Northwestern University, Pride runs in the family. On World Pride Day, and the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, ISGMH marched with units from Northwestern University and Northwestern Medicine in the 2019 Chicago Pride Parade in downtown Chicago.
July 9, 2019
ISGMH is proud to announce that our faculty member and Associate Director of the EDIT Research Program, Dr. Lauren B. Beach, has been named an inaugural Third Coast HIV-related Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders Career Development Program K12 (TC-CS K12) Scholar.
July 9, 2019
ISGMH faculty member, Dr. Christina Dyar, has received a 5 year K01 to study the health of lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, and queer women.
July 1, 2019
ISGMH is proud to announce that Dr. Lauren B. Beach has been promoted from Postdoctoral Research Fellow to Research Assistant Professor.
June 24, 2019
It was during his undergraduate years at Northwestern University that Brian Mustanski knew he wanted to combine the perspectives of biology and psychology in the world of human sexuality research.
June 11, 2019
After five successful years in Chicago, the National LGBTQ Health Conference moved to Atlanta, GA, this past month.
June 6, 2019
The LGBT Health journal has just released its newest issue for Pride Month, featuring articles from ISGMH's 2017 public symposium "The State of LGBTQ Youth Health and Wellbeing: Strengthening Schools and Families to Build Resilience."
May 9, 2019
Dr. Plemons began by explaining that FFS is not a specific set of procedures performed across the board, but instead denotes a specific goal of the patient; it is a form of sex reassignment surgery which typically includes a variety of bone and soft tissue procedures intended to feminize the faces of transgender women.
May 3, 2019
This Thursday, the Trump administration finalized a new rule enabling medical providers to discriminate against patients based on their “conscience” or personal or religious beliefs.
April 18, 2019
As part of ISGMH’s Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series, research assistant professor Dr. Christina Dyar presented research findings on health disparities affecting sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals assigned female at birth (AFAB).
April 11, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Kyle Jozsa has been named the recipient of the ISGMH Graduate Fellow Research Award!
March 27, 2019
Recently, the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing designated bisexuality as one of its priority research areas of growth.
March 26, 2019
As part of ISGMH's Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series, post-doctoral fellow Dr. Lauren Beach presented an informative cultural competency training in LGBTQ health care hosted by Northwestern Medicine.
February 27, 2019
Chicago – Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) may be at a three-fold risk of cardiovascular disease due to high levels of systemic inflammation, reports a new Institute of Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing study.
February 19, 2019
Monitor on Psychology has featured ISGMH director, Dr. Mustanski, in a recent piece about a new American Psychology Assocation resolution that supports mature minors’ participation in research without parental permission.
January 24, 2019
We are proud to announce that several ISGMH faculty and affiliate faculty members were selected for Daniel I. Linzer Grants and Awards.
January 17, 2019
Chicago -- LGBTQ teens feel more comfortable participating in sexual health and HIV prevention research than they do with routine everyday events, like taking a test or getting blood drawn, reports a new Northwestern University study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
January 4, 2019
CHICAGO -- Keep It Up! 2.0, a novel online HIV prevention program developed by Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, has been designated by the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) project at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as showing the best evidence of efficacy.