HIV Prevention Study

Dr. Magdalena Sobieszczyk of Columbia University is looking for HIV-negative individuals 18 to 60 years old who are interested in learning more about HIV prevention research studies. Her team will ask you to complete a brief questionnaire to find out if they can schedule you for a one-on-one, 1-hour education visit to learn about the research they do. The education visit will help you decide if you want to participate in one of their studies. You will be compensated for the visit. Your responses to this questionnaire will be kept strictly confidential. She is currently enrolling into this study.

Sign up or learn more here, or contact Dr. Sobieszczyk at 212-305-2201 or HIV_Studies@columbia.edu.

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Interviews to learn about new ways to inject PrEP

"We want to make PrEP better for transgender women! Your input will help us to understand how to support transgender women who use a potential future HIV prevention product: injectable PrEP. In this study, we will show you short videos on potential different ways to inject PrEP and ask you to tell us about your likes and dislikes about each method. We will also ask for your input on a new smartphone app to support transgender women who decide to use injectable PrEP. This will take about 1 hour of your time. This study offers compensation."

 

Click here for more information, or contact Christine Rael, Ph.D.: (646) 774-6967, or cr2857@cumc.columbia.edu.

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Wellness Study for People Living with HIV Residing in NYC Area

The Wellness Study is a 6-month study looking at how a phone app, a fitness tracker, and a pill dispenser can help people living with HIV monitor and improve their health by tracking their fitness and helping them remember to take their medication. You may receive up to $200.00 for your participation.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and must be able to visit the clinic at Columbia University three times over the course of the six month study.

For more information, click here or contact Gabriella Flynn: 212-305-8198 or gf2368@cumc.columbia.edu!

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GLSEN's 2019 National School Climate Survey

Whether you’re a student, educator, or a safe schools advocate, you can help GLSEN with one of their most important programs today!

The National School Climate Survey is a crucial tool in GLSEN's work. By surveying thousands of students across the country, they are able to use the information gathered to educate the public, elected officials, and other key stakeholders regarding the experiences that LGBTQ students confront at school every day. The survey is used to create change in education policy all over the country. 

If you attended high school or middle school sometime during the 2018-2019 school year (even if you did not complete the school year), identify as LGBTQ, and are at least 13 years old, tell GLSEN about your experiences at glsen.org/survey or glsen.org/encuesta. The survey is completely anonymous and confidential and you can stop taking it at any point. Take action and tell your story today!

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2019 Modern Military Annual Survey

Modern Military Association of America is excited to announce that their ground-breaking 2019 Modern Military Annual Survey is now live. Your voice matters, and they want to hear from you!

The Modern Military Annual Survey will be a crucially important tool in ensuring your voice is heard as MMAM advocates for our community in the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. As a member of the LGBTQ military and veteran community, your insight will ensure that they're able to better serve modern military families through education, advocacy and support.

Not only will sharing your experiences make a real difference, but as a thank you for taking the time to participate, your name will also be entered into a drawing for a brand new Facebook Portal.

Access the survey here!

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) asks for your participation in a Community Health Needs Assessment Survey. The purpose of this important 15-minute survey is to help hospitals understand what free programs and resources are needed to address the current critical cancer-related health needs in the community. Your insights on how MSK can better respond to community health needs, especially among multicultural populations, is vital to their understanding of how to strategically care for all communities.

 

 

You can access the survey here; MSK asks that all respondents complete the survey by Thursday, July 11th.

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RESTORE Study

The RESTORE Study is a NIH/NCI funded clinical trial conducted by researchers from Malecare and the University of Minnesota for gay and bisexual men who are having sexual and urinary control difficulties after prostate cancer treatment.

Doctors don’t know what will work for gay and bisexual with prostate cancer because there are no evidence-based studies. This study will change that! The trial asks how to best help gay and bisexual men having difficulty with urinary and or sexual functioning.

  • You can live anywhere in the USA to participate.
  • You can complete the study from the comfort of your home.

If you match these criteria and are considering joining the study, please fill in the form at https://malecare.org/restore

Everyone who completes the study will receive $200.

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Study on LGB Christians and Counseling

Help ensure LGB Christians’ needs are part of the conversation in academia around mental health!

My name is Kelsey Kangos, and I am a doctoral candidate in the Division of Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany. Under the supervision of Dr. Alex Pieterse, I am currently conducting a study to help fulfill the requirement of my doctoral dissertation. I invite you to participate in a study examining lesbian, gay, and bisexual Christian clients’ experiences in psychotherapy/counseling. This study has been approved by the University at Albany’s Institutional Review Board.

The purpose of this study is to better understand how lesbian, gay, and bisexual Christian clients experience psychotherapy/counseling. I am seeking adults (18 and older) within the United States who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual and Christian (any denomination) who are currently receiving or have received individual counseling services within the last year. The online study, including demographic questionnaire, should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

For every 10 people who complete the research materials, one person will be randomly chosen to receive a $20 Amazon gift card. If you are interested in participating in my voluntary and anonymous study, please use the following link:

https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=183944

Thank you for your time! And please share with anyone you know who meets the criteria.

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Experiences of Trans*, Gender Fluid, Genderqueer, and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

Thank you for your interest in our online study regarding the experiences of transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults. This study consists of open ended questions and multiple choice questions about your experiences. The goal of the study is to see what is associated with adaptive functioning and resilience in transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults and what is associated with stress, anxiety, and other psychological symptoms.  In this study we will also ask you about experiences of discrimination, your emotions and your experiences. The study should take about 45–60 minutes to complete and should be completed in a private setting, free of distractions.

 

Please note that our goal is better understand transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults. We hope to use the results of this study to decrease stigma and discrimination and increase the understanding of transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults.

 

This study is being conducted by Amy Przeworski, Ph.D. in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.  You may contact Amy at 216-368-5022 or axp335@case.edu.

 

If you are interested in participating in this study, please click here.                                                                                      

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Relationship Satisfaction in Bisexual Couples

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