Join Brian Mustanski, director of the new Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (and Third Coast CFAR Co-Director) as he moderates a talk about the social and historical development of hooking up. Panelists include:

  • Jeremy Foreshew, Grindr’s director of People & Cultural Engagement
  • Michelle Birkett, research assistant professor in Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University (and Third Coast CFAR Faculty Member). Her research uses network and quantitative methodologies to understand the social contextual influence of prejudice on adolescent health and well-being, and in particular, the health of LGBT adolescents.

From face-to-face meetings in bars, club scenes, and bandana culture to early online chat rooms, dating websites, and mobile apps, their conversation explores how interactions in these environments have progressed and how the LGBTQ community navigates intimacy, self-identity, and self-presentation in cyberspace.

Cost: $20, $15 Chicago History Museum members and students
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