Using a new method for quantifying intersectional experiences, a new Yale School of Public Health study finds that Black LGBQ+ Americans tend to feel better about themselves after encountering events that affirm their identity.
- September 16, 2020Source: Story Map on ArcGIS
Outbreaks of any disease, including COVID-19, within correctional systems have substantial public health repercussions, affecting not only those incarcerated but also those who work in facilities and, by extension, both the communities in which jails and prisons sit and the communities to which released individuals return.
- August 24, 2020
The study is one of the only analyses of transgender individuals’ mental health treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, and suicide based on an entire country’s population.
- June 04, 2020
APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and Latino gay and bisexual men in HIV prevention.
- May 26, 2020Source: Yale News
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed nearly 10,000 death records of youth ages 10 to 19 who died by suicide in the United States from 2003 to 2017.
- May 26, 2020Source: CNN
A new study looking at hundreds of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide finds that many were bullied before their death, adding to a growing body of evidence showing how bullying can result in deadly consequences.
- March 01, 2020Source: Yale Alumni Magazine
For LGBTQ people who suffer from isolation and shame, public health professor John Pachankis has devised a pathway to healing.
- February 29, 2020Source: The Guardian
Striking findings contained in new study may broaden appreciation of unique stressors faced by gay and bisexual men.
- October 09, 2019
YSPH Student Brings Public Health Perspective to Design of All-Gender/All-Inclusive Public Restrooms
YSPH student, Antonia Caba, contributes public health expertise to the architectural project, STALLED!
- June 13, 2019
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.