8 Ways to Develop a Positive Bisexual Identity This post was originally published June 27 2013, and has been revamped and republished to support its ongoing relevance in our clients’ lives. The term “bisexual” encompasses a vast umbrella of sexual…
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In our last mental health blog, we looked at the following vignette: Katie wakes up from another night of not nearly enough hours of sleep. Her life always seemed to have such a crazy pace that she felt the need…
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Katie wakes up from another night of not nearly enough hours of sleep. Her life always seemed to have such a crazy pace that she felt the need to stay up late to catch up on things she wasn’t able…
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The Impact Program recently published a White Paper exploring the health disparities amongst Chicago’s LGBT youth population in several areas, including mental health, sexual health, physical health, and substance use. This paper concludes that there are significant health disparities for…
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The development of one’s sexual and gender identity is a central task in one’s life. For transgender individuals, this task can be daunting. Does a Female-to-Male (FtM) individual who is sexually attracted to men identify as gay, straight, queer, or…
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“For the first time in my life I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth – that Love is the ultimate and highest…
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For many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) individuals, the world we live in is a hostile one. Hate crimes, institutionalized heterosexism, and verbal or written slurs are a fact of life for many who identify as LGBTQI.…
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One common struggle couples face relates to negotiating the sometimes seemingly opposing needs for closeness and for independence. Healthy functioning in a couple necessarily involves having one’s own interests, goals and friends as well as having interests, goals, and friends…
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