4047.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Health Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

This session will investigate a range of topics relating to health care needs of LGBT youth and adolescents. The presentations will focus on the unique concerns of LGBT young people in different settings, including mental health, socialization issues, and risk behaviors and risk avoidance
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Michael D. Shankle, MPH
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
8:30 AMDevelopment and presentation of a measure of adolescent sexual orientation
Mark S. Friedman, MSW, MPA, Anthony J. Silvestre, PhD, LSW, Ritch C. Savin-Williams, PhD, Melanie A. Gold, DO, Randall Sell
8:44 AMEverything I needed to know I learned in Kindergarten-except what to do when I hear "fag” or “dyke” in class
Lynne A Weise, MEd
8:58 AMGay teens in upstate New York: A longitudinal study of attitudes and health risk behaviors
A. Serdar Atav, PhD
9:12 AMHealth risk behaviors among lesbian/bisexual female youth
Joyce Hunter, DSW, Curtis Dolezal, PhD, Shin-Yir Tong, MS, Samantha P. Williams, PhD
9:26 AMRelationships between victimization and mental health: Initial findings from The Q & A Project
Arnold H. Grossman, PhD, ACSW, Anthony R. D'Augelli, PhD, Scott L. Hershberger, PhD
9:40 AMSexual minority adolescent girls: A population at risk? A secondary analysis of the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health
Laura A. Szalacha, EdM
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Chiropractic Health Care; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA