The ‘Global Closet’ is Huge—Vast Majority of World’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Population Hide Orientation, YSPH Study Finds
The vast majority of the world’s sexual minority population — an estimated 83 percent of those who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual — keep their orientation hidden from all or most of the people in their lives, according to a new study by the Yale School of Public Health that could have major implications for global public health.
- April 15, 2019
Gay rights activist David Kessler MED ’55 recently committed to giving $5 million from his estate to support LGBTQ research at the Yale School of Public Health, according to an April 10 press release from the Yale School of Public Health.
- April 10, 2019
Yale Alumnus Pledges $5 Million for Yale School of Public Health Fund and Professorship to Advance LGBTQ Mental Health
Yale School of Medicine alumnus David R. Kessler, M.D. ’55, is directing $5 million from his estate to the Yale School of Public Health, part of which is intended for the creation of a David R. Kessler Endowed Professorship. The professorship and accompanying resource fund will support teaching and research associated with improving LGBTQ mental health.
- February 26, 2019
Two researchers in the Yale School of Public Health's Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences have received sizable grants to study potential interventions for adult caregivers and individuals with depression.
- January 24, 2019
Three research grants totaling more than $9.4 million have been awarded to Yale School of Public Health researchers, further strengthening the school’s leadership in emerging fields of public health.
- July 13, 2018
After seeing “Not interested in Asians” on the profile of a fellow Grindr user, Sinakhone Keodara threatened the gay dating app with a class-action lawsuit.
- April 04, 2018
I’m a gay psychiatrist. Here’s why I went on Grindr to survey men.
- February 16, 2018
The Esteem Program at the Yale School of Public Health is building and testing much-needed interventions for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
- November 28, 2017
The Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS announced earlier this month the winners of grants awarded under its Pilot Project in HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Program.
- October 24, 2017
A new study by Yale researchers examines the reasons behind deficiencies in treatment for transgender inmates.