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LGBTQ Aging

Monthly Archive (LGBTQ Aging)

posted 11.14.2016
Given established health disparities between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), as well as non-LGBTQ older adults, it is important to ensure the care provided in long-term-care settings is supportive to sexual and gender minorities, and sensitive to their unique needs and... Read More
posted 07.28.2016
Much progress has been made in gaining equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States. However, institutionalized discrimination and homophobia the healthcare realm and in senior services remain problematic. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
This Summer 2016 issue of Generations showcases cutting-edge practices, programs, policy initiatives, and research designed to better address the unmet needs and lack of access to services for LGBT older adults, their families, and communities. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
The invisibility of LGBT older adults is being challenged by cross-generational efforts to transform society through interventions that embrace kin, caregivers, and communities. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Admitting to institutionalized homophobia, creating actively welcoming spaces, and ministering to marginalized populations are all a part of how churches work with LGBT older adults. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
A Houston-based program exemplifies how to address social isolation and allow LGBTQ elders access to welcoming mental health services. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Concrete suggestions for remedying government and research oversight of LGBT elders. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Addressing the invisibility of LGBT aging concerns requires a multi-faceted approach that takes into account the heterogeneity of LGBT elders’ experience. Read More
posted 06.29.2016
In this Pride month, it is my honor to dedicate the newly released Summer 2016 issue of Generations on LGBT Aging to all those who lost their lives in Orlando, to those who were wounded, to their loved ones, to all who have in the past endured hate and violence, and to my community that rallies... Read More
posted 05.11.2016
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them. Read More

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