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January 7, 2013

NIH Awards The Fenway Institute Three Year Grant to Address Health Disparities in LGBTQ Youth of Color

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded The Fenway Institute a three-year, $800,000 grant to address health disparities in LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) youth of color, through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). This funding will allow Fenway to establish a community-based research initiative to create and pilot interventions to address those disparities.  BAGLY (Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth), JRI Health, Fenway’s Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center, and the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth are partners on the grant. Evidence indicates that LGBTQ youth 
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