1. Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking with Latinos about Mental Health

    Lack of information and misconceptions surrounding mental health issues prevent many members of the Latino community from getting the help and support they need. Compartiendo Esperanza is a bilingual 90-minute presentation that can help increase mental health awareness in Latino communities by addressing a number of important topics: The signs...
  2. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Challenges & Opportunities

    Latinos/Hispanics continue to be one of the fastest growing population in Southern states, and the entire nation. The Southern region faces unique challenges and opportunities for Latinos in all areas that impact the overall state of Latino day-to-day life and health conditions. The Latinos in the Deep South Program of...
  3. Gender Minority Stress, Mental Health, and Relationship Quality: A Dyadic Investigation of Transgender Women and Their Cisgender Male Partners

    High rates of stigma, discrimination and financial hardship don’t only affect the many transgender women who face these challenges. According to a study in the Journal of Family Psychology, they can affect their cisgender (non-transgender) male partners as well. The findings were not surprising to several advocates who are transgender...
  4. Dear Dad: Letters From Same Gender Loving Sons

    The documentary Dear Dad: Letters From Same Gender Loving Sons highlights the conversations between Black fathers and their gay sons. Chase Simmons, the filmmaker, was inspired to create it after seeing some of his friends struggle with their relationships with their fathers. He believes that the film can help reduce stigma experienced...