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The Young Leaders Council at Fenway Health is taking over The Sinclair on February 13 to celebrate its anniversary.

YLC To Celebrate Six Fabulous Years With Party At The Sinclair

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Over the past six years, the Young Leaders Council (YLC) of Fenway Health has grown into one of the most vibrant communities of young philanthropists in the nation. In 2015 alone, the YLC contributed over $110,000 to support Fenway’s lifesaving programs and services and hosted over a thousand people at our events. On Saturday, February 13 at 8 PM, Fenway and our friends are taking over Cambridge’s The Sinclair to celebrate six years of the YLC! The Anniversary Party brings the YLC’s friends and community together for music, dancing and drinks. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, the Sinclair 
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Fenway's Young Leaders Council will celebrate their accomplishments on February 7.

Young Leaders Council To Celebrate Accomplishments At Anniversary Party

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The fifth annual YLC Anniversary Party will be held Saturday, February 7 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at The Sinclair, a live-music venue and American kitchen located in the heart of Harvard Square. When you buy a ticket, you’re not only giving to Fenway Health – you’re guaranteeing yourself a fantastic evening! This year’s party will feature the talents of local Nova Rock band LeoLeo and LGBT nightlife legend DJ LeahV. With so much musical magic in the house, you know you’ll be dancing the night away. Resistance is futile. Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council is made up of 
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A new study shows that transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

New Study Shows Transgender Youth at High Risk for Negative Mental Health Outcomes

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A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes compared to non-transgender youth. The study examined data from the electronic health records of 180 transgender patients age 12-29 years matched with non-transgender patients who were seen for healthcare at the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center. Compared with non-transgender youth, transgender youth had an elevated probability of being diagnosed with depression (50.6% vs. 20.6%); suffering from anxiety (26.7% vs. 10%); attempting suicide (17.2% vs. 
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Fenway staff member Julian Dormitzer is now chair of the MA Commission on LGBTQ Youth.

Staffer Julian Dormitzer Elected New Chair for MA Commission on LGBTQ Youth

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At Fenway Health, our staff is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of LGBT people and community members – and that dedication doesn’t stop at our doors. We’re pleased to announce that Julian Dormitzer RN, BSN, Project Manager at The Fenway Institute, has been elected Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth. Julian has been at Fenway for over three years and has recently become the project manager for the Adolescent Trials Network. The Network is focused on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention studies in patients age 12 to 26. When she first joined the Commission in 2012, she 
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On November 22, Alone At The Opera will debut youth anthem "Keep Calm & Carry On."

Local Talent Alone At The Opera To Hold Release Concert For Youth-Supportive Anthem

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Today’s youth have a lot to offer our communities, but many are discouraged to find their voices being ignored or silenced by society at large. A local artist is hoping to change that, one album track at a time. On November 22, Alone At The Opera will play a concert to launch the new youth empowerment single “Keep Calm & Carry On.” The talent behind Alone At The Opera is Tyler Richard, a Lynn-based artist who has been writing, recording, and producing music since 2010. He has performed at several area Prides, including Worcester Youth Pride and North Shore Youth 
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