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A panel of experts weigh in on recent legislation harming transgender and LGBTQ+ youth and share guidance for how we might offer support.

Bridget Ma

Learn more about Youthlab, our way of incorporating youth perspectives into the design process.

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Even today, research shows that overall, online spaces continue to be safer for LGBTQ+ youth than offline ones.

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For queer youth, going home for the holidays may bring about a mixture of emotions. This narrative concerns online dating as a young gay man.

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There’s more than one story to tell when you’re coming of age, surrounded by social media, especially as a young queer person in the wake of a global pandemic.

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imi

In partnership with CenterLink

imi supports and helps LGBTQ+ teens explore and affirm their identity and learn practical ways to cope with sexual and gender minority stress in ways that are helpful, relevant, inclusive, and joyful.

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As a proud partner with It Gets Better’s mission to uplift and inspire the LGBTQ+ community globally, it was a tremendous privilege to chat with this vibrant and remarkable set of youth leaders, who are paving the way for their Gen Z community.

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Read the results of a randomized control trial conducted on imi, a free, mental health web app, designed to help LGBTQ+ youth cope with stress.

Transgender visibility matters.

When the visibility of transgender people is threatened, human rights are threatened. We must band together to prevent blatant discrimination and stand up for what is right. Let us be clear. Transgender rights matter. Transgender visibility matters. 

imi logo: How does imi support the mental health of LGBTQ+ youth

Unpacking the results of a pilot randomized control trial of imi, a web app designed to improve mental health by supporting LGBTQ+ identity affirmation and boosting positive coping skills.

Life lessons from Drag mothers and daughters

Life Lessons from Drag Mothers & Daughters! What do drag mental health and identity have in common? Come find out at SXSW!