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Full list of articles and documents from the Sexual Diversity LGBTQ+ Adolescent News and Sexuality Information category. Though these articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

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For LGBTQ Youth Parental Support is Important thumbnail image.
A new study looks at parental social support and psychological control of depressive symptoms for LGBTQ youth in the United States.
Publish Date: 6th Mar 2023
Gender Dysphoria Rising in Youth - So is Professional Disagreement thumbnail image.
More adolescents with no history of gender dysphoria are presenting at gender clinics, especially in the US.
Publish Date: 24th Feb 2023
10% of Minors Seeking Abortion Must Pursue Court Approval, Many Are Denied thumbnail image.
U.S. states, including Colorado that have not banned abortion still do require those under age 18 to involve their parents before terminating a pregnancy.
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023
LGBTQ Youth in Juvenile Correctional Facilities at High Risk for Suicide and Self-Harm thumbnail image.
A new study finds that LGBTQ youth are disproportionally represented in juvenile correctional facilities.
Publish Date: 29th Nov 2022 - Updated: 30th Nov 2022
Kids Who Doubt Their Gender Identity Enter Puberty Earlier thumbnail image.
A study shows that children who have expressed a desire at age 11 to be a different gender enter puberty earlier than their peers.
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2022
Educating Young Adolescents About Avoiding Child Sexual Abuse Behaviors thumbnail image.
Controlled trial found increased knowledge about child sexual abuse and related norms and laws, increased intention to avoid or prevent child sexual abuse with younger children.
Publish Date: 3rd Nov 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Eliminating Sexual Violence Could Reduce Teen Mental Health Illnesses thumbnail image.
The prevalence of serious mental health problems among 17-year-olds could drop if they were not subjected to sexual violence, such as sexual assault and harassment.
Publish Date: 5th Oct 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Teens Become More Exploratory with Age thumbnail image.
Study reveals that teens become more exploratory with age, a behavior linked to greater social connectivity and psychological well-being.
Publish Date: 15th Sep 2022
Teen Vaping Patterns Across Race and Sexuality Groups thumbnail image.
A new study examines differences in current e-cigarette use prevalence among U.S. youth at the intersections of sexual orientation with race and ethnicity.
Publish Date: 24th Aug 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
One in Five Adults Deciding Early in Life They Don’t Want Children thumbnail image.
Overturning Roe v. Wade may have far-reaching implications for many people as a research team found over one in five adults do not want children.
Publish Date: 26th Jul 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Thirty Percent of Young LGBQ People Have Attempted Suicide thumbnail image.
First nationally representative study to examine stress and resilience among three generations of LGB people.
Publish Date: 9th Apr 2021
Parents Struggle to Discuss Sex with LGBTQ Teenagers thumbnail image.
The study examined parents attitudes toward talking about sexual health with their LGBTQ - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer teens.
Publish Date: 5th Apr 2018 - Updated: 8th Apr 2018
Family Communication Key to Sexual Health Outcome of GBQ Adolescents thumbnail image.
Study examines parent-child sex communication according to gay, bisexual, queer (GBQ) male adolescents and finds improving family based communication key to enhancing sexual health outcomes of GBQ adolescents.
Publish Date: 20th Feb 2018
Are Millennials Gender Rebels or Returning to Tradition thumbnail image.
Research suggests millennials are pushing boundaries by rejecting traditional distinctions between sexes, at home and at work, and refusing to accept gender categories altogether.
Publish Date: 16th Jan 2018
Changes in Youth Sexual Practices Over Past 20 years Revealed thumbnail image.
Study shows increasing diversity in youth heterosexual practices - New understanding of current sexual trends could help guide education policy and safeguard youth health and well-being.
Publish Date: 20th Nov 2017
Should High Schools Provide Condoms to Students Survey Results thumbnail image. asked over 1,000 adults if they felt high schools should provide free condoms to students.
Publish Date: 6th Nov 2017 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Alcohol and Marijuana Use in Teens Lessens Life Success thumbnail image.
Study shows booze and pot use in teens lessens life success and teens who drank or smoked marijuana heavily are less likely to marry, go to college, or work full time.
Publish Date: 5th Nov 2017
Just As They Are - Protecting LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy thumbnail image.
Just As They Are - A critical new resource for parents on protecting their children from conversion therapy.
Publish Date: 17th Sep 2017
Childhood Abuse and Adolescent Misbehavior Link thumbnail image.
University of Pittsburgh researchers find important learning process is impaired in adolescents abused as children and this impairment contributes to later in life misbehavior patterns.
Publish Date: 2nd Mar 2017
Reducing Severe Violence Among Adolescents thumbnail image.
Exploring developmental course of key capacities such as emotion regulation skills and judgment and decision making among youth who commit violent offenses, and examining possible points of intervention.
Publish Date: 12th Jan 2017
Rape Culture On U.S. College Campuses thumbnail image.
Warshaw Burstein Examines the Efficacy of the AAU Study Reporting the 1 in 4 Statistic of Sexual Assault on Campus.
Publish Date: 17th Dec 2015
Birds & the Bees: Teen Sex Chat with Parents Associated with Safer Sex thumbnail image.
Small but significant positive effect of parent-adolescent sexual communication associated with safer sex behavior.
Publish Date: 2nd Nov 2015
Preventing Substance Abuse Among LGBTQ Teens thumbnail image.
Preventing Substance Abuse Among LGBTQ Teens helps parents, educators and professionals understand challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth.
Publish Date: 29th Oct 2015
U of Nine App Addresses Campus Sexual Misconduct with Gamification thumbnail image.
U of Nine App helps colleges educate students and employees about sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, alcohol abuse, and stalking.
Publish Date: 27th Oct 2015
Am I Gay? Questions to Ask Yourself thumbnail image.
Information and test questions for adults and adolescents questioning if they may be gay, lesbian or bisexual.
Publish Date: 22nd Oct 2015 - Updated: 13th May 2022
Adolescent Romantic Relationships - Quality Counts thumbnail image.
Higher-quality romantic relationships are associated with fewer psychosocial difficulties across adolescence and young adulthood.
Publish Date: 21st Aug 2015 - Updated: 9th Feb 2016
Effect of Music TV on Sexual Behavior of Teenagers thumbnail image.
Watching sexual music videos only had an effect on the sexual behavior of teenage boys, not on teen girls.
Publish Date: 20th Mar 2015 - Updated: 14th Sep 2017
83% of Teens Suffer Violence During Their Lives thumbnail image.
Childhood is one of the stages of life with greatest risk of suffering violence, despite the greater social awareness and more specialised training of professionals.
Publish Date: 26th Jan 2015 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Misfit or Miss Goody Two Shoes thumbnail image.
Researchers find teens are influenced by caricatures of their peers sexual and drug-use behaviors.
Publish Date: 7th Jan 2015 - Updated: 5th Nov 2017
Parent Infant Relationship and Early Childhood Shyness thumbnail image.
Infants who react to unfamiliar objects, people, and situations by becoming afraid and withdrawing referred to as having behaviorally inhibited temperament.
Publish Date: 18th Dec 2014
Over 50% of Children Likely to Live with an Unmarried Mother thumbnail image.
More than half of all American children will likely live with an unmarried mother at some point before they reach age 18.
Publish Date: 16th Dec 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Witnessing Parental Violence Affects Girls and Boys Differently thumbnail image.
Witnessing violence by parents can trigger a chain of negative behaviors in children that follows them from preschool to kindergarten and beyond.
Publish Date: 2nd Dec 2014
Mean Boys, Not Mean Girls Rule at School thumbnail image.
Research shows boys use relational aggression like malicious rumors, social exclusion and rejection to harm others more often than girls.
Publish Date: 1st Dec 2014 - Updated: 22nd Dec 2016
High School Crushes - The Painful Years thumbnail image.
High school years are the best part of life as this is a time of youth, girlfriends, boyfriends, rebelliousness, and hormones.
Publish Date: 25th Nov 2014
Loneliness Among American Teens Declining thumbnail image.
Studies show increase in extraversion and self-esteem, which suggests loneliness is decreasing.
Publish Date: 24th Nov 2014 - Updated: 9th Feb 2016
Greater Risk of Depression for Teenagers Who Mature Early thumbnail image.
Youth who enter puberty early at heightened risk of depression, although the disease develops differently in girls than in boys.
Publish Date: 19th Nov 2014
Youth Less Affected by Sexually Explicit Material than Presumed thumbnail image.
Viewing sexually explicit material not negatively linked with sexual behavior of adolescents and young adults.
Publish Date: 10th Nov 2014
LGBTQ Youth Most Potentially Vulnerable in Canada thumbnail image.
LGBTQ youth often face many challenges that contribute to putting them at greater risk for violence, abuse, isolation, mental illness, homelessness, and suicide.
Publish Date: 6th Nov 2014
Stereotypes of Adolescent Sex Offenders Challenged in Study thumbnail image.
Analysis shows need for increased focus on sexuality, not social skills, in study and treatment of young sex offenders.
Publish Date: 1st Nov 2014 - Updated: 9th Feb 2016
25% of Gay and Lesbian High School Students are Homeless thumbnail image.
Around 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15% of bisexual teens are homeless compared to 3% of heterosexual teens.
Publish Date: 30th Oct 2014
Today's Teenagers Often Search for Suicide Methods Online thumbnail image.
Alarming statistics reveal teens are searching online for suicide methods and websites or blogs dedicated to aid teenagers and youths in committing suicide.
Publish Date: 29th Oct 2014 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Why Gay and Lesbian Teens Often Binge Drink thumbnail image.
For gay teenagers often stressful experiences, such as victimization and homophobia, are associated with heavy episodic drinking.
Publish Date: 19th Oct 2014 - Updated: 19th Nov 2014
Are Hookups Replacing Relationships on College Campuses thumbnail image.
Researchers report romantic sex with a boyfriend or relationship partner was found to be twice as common as hookup sex.
Publish Date: 17th Oct 2014 - Updated: 7th Dec 2014
Teenagers Finding Themselves on Facebook thumbnail image.
Researchers should redefine the characteristics of the disorder called Internet addiction in adolescents.
Publish Date: 11th Oct 2014 - Updated: 24th Nov 2014
Positive Family Relationships Help Gay and Bisexual Youth thumbnail image.
Gay and bisexual youth supported by their family, and feel comfortable talking to them about their lifestyle, less likely to become involved in high-risk sexual behaviors.
Publish Date: 8th Oct 2014 - Updated: 22nd Jan 2015
Free Program to Help Teen Girls Overcome Shyness, Teasing, and Rejection Fears thumbnail image.
Program coaches shy girls how to handle rejection, teasing, fears and negative feelings, and connects them with resources when necessary.
Publish Date: 6th Oct 2014 - Updated: 12th Feb 2015
33% of Victims of Teen Dating Violence Has More than One Abuser thumbnail image.
Study shows more than one-third of young adults who report being victims of dating violence as teenagers had two or more abusive partners.
Publish Date: 4th Oct 2014 - Updated: 17th Dec 2014
Few Differences Between Teenager Pornography and Sexual Experiences thumbnail image.
Study shows there are no differences between the sexes when it comes to what types of sex teenagers fantasize about.
Publish Date: 3rd Oct 2014 - Updated: 7th Oct 2014
Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health of 10 - 14 year olds Provides Lifetime Benefits thumbnail image.
These puberty years bring with it physical and other changes that may be difficult for kids to understand, yet set the stage for future sexual and reproductive health.
Publish Date: 3rd Oct 2014 - Updated: 7th Oct 2014
Analysis of Peer Norms and Their Relation with Adolescent Sexual Behavior thumbnail image.
Researchers collaborated on a meta-analysis of research on adolescent sexual behavior.
Publish Date: 2nd Oct 2014 - Updated: 14th Feb 2015

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