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Teens who were born female but identify as male, and teens who don't identify as exclusively male or female, are most at risk for attempting suicide, according to new research.
Focusing on facial feminization surgery, the UA's Eric Plemons explores how changing ideas about sex, gender and transgender are shaping trans- medicine.
Pop-culture platitudes aren't enough to help LGB teens deal with stress related to their sexual orientation, says UA researcher Russell Toomey, the lead author of a new study.
UA researcher Russell Toomey has developed a scale to measure college athletes' engagement in LGBT ally behaviors. Toomey says that student-athletes can be highly effective allies because they often serve as role models on campuses, and he hopes his study will start a nationwide conversation.
While research on lesbian, gay and bisexual youth has increased, studies often fail to explore the well-being of young people of color. The omission may lead to gaps in understanding.
More than 300 scholars, activists and artists from around the world will convene for a four-day conference related to the burgeoning field of transgender studies.
Doctoral students Ian Ellasante and Mel Ferrara are among a nationwide cohort of 22 students to receive scholarships from the Point Foundation, a champion for equal access to higher ed.
Mapping Q, a program at the UA Museum of Art that introduces LGBTQ youth to art, recently received the SAAF Volunteer Award for Original Contribution. Chelsea Farrar, the museum's assistant curator for education, developed the program.
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.