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June 19, 2016
A Hate Crime Against LGBT Communities, With Weapons of War
On the tragedy in Orlando.
The Toxic Mix of Guns and Hate
[VIDEO] Dean Sandro Galea calls for government action to stem the deadly merger of access to weapons and senseless hate.
Its Time for Congress to Act
[VIDEO] Professor Michael Siegel on the overdue need to restore federal funding for research into gun violence.
Stopping Violence Against LGBTQ People of Color
[VIDEO] Clinical Assistant Professor Sophie Godley speaks out on disproportionate rate of hate crimes.
We Have to Turn Our Anger into Action
[VIDEO] Associate Dean for Public Health Practice Harold Cox says it is time to demand gun control.
RECENT WORK ON GUNS
Three State Laws Identified That Can Reduce Gun Deaths
[VIDEO] Ballistic imprinting and background checks could reduce gun deaths by more than 80 percent nationwide.
Firearm Ownership Closely Tied to Suicide Rates
[VIDEO] Ownership explains 71 percent of variation in state-level gun suicide rates for males and 49 percent for females.
Link Between Gun Ownership Rates and Murders of Women
[VIDEO] Ownership rates explain 40 percent of state-by-state variance in female homicide rates.
Restrictive Gun Control Policies Lower Youth Gun Carrying
Higher adult gun ownership levels also associated with higher prevalence of youth carrying guns.
Higher Gun Ownership Rates Linked to Increase in Non-Stranger Homicide
States with higher estimated rates of gun ownership experience higher incidence of non-stranger firearms homicides.
Link Between Rates of Gun Ownership and Homicides
"Robust correlation" between estimated levels of ownership and actual gun homicides at state level.
RECENT WORK ON LGBTQ HEALTH
Difficultyand Resiliencyfor LGBTQ Youth of Color
[VIDEO] Student Adele Levines practicum put Fenway Institute survey Our Health Matters into context.
Professor: Lets Focus on Real Threats to Health and Well-Being
Community health sciences clinical assistant professor Sophie Godley on North Carolina anti-transgender law.
Professor Guest-Edits Special Cancer Issue of LGBT Health
Ulrike Boehmer calls for greater attention to cancer burden of LGBT populations.