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LGBT Aging Panel Seeks Tech Support

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Mar 14, 2014
Knowing some of its recommendations come with high price tags, a San Francisco panel focused on LGBT aging issues is seeking financial support from the city’s growing tech sector.

Affordable Housing For Gay Seniors Opens in Pa.

By Kathy Matheson | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
Experts say gay seniors are less likely than their straight peers to have the financial and family resources to age in homes of their own. Many fear discrimination at traditional elder housing facilities, leading them back into the closet.

Kate Clinton Teams Up With AARP/SAGE for LGBT Baby Boomers

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Lesbian comedian Kate Clinton has teamed up with SAGE and the AARP for a session on LGBT Baby Boomers, to be held on Oct. 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Gay and Aging in La-La Land

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Monday Mar 11, 2013
The gay community is youth obsessed, and Hollywood is preoccupied with one’s image. So how does it fare for those LGBTs who are gay and gray and living in LA?

SAGE and One Colorado Discuss LGBT Elder Americans Act

By Lindsay King- Miller | Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Colorado leaders and senior groups teleconferenced last week about the LGBT Elder Americans Act, which would help people facing barriers caused by non-economic factors, like inability to access resources, or fear of discrimination.

SAGENet Conference Looks at Delivering Services to LGTB Elders

By Christine Malcom | Monday Dec 3, 2012
The Center on Halsted hosted the SAGENet conference, to discuss the issues and support programs for an estimated 40,000 LGBT seniors in the Chicago area.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC Center

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 25, 2011
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is slated to open a new senior center early next year after having won a contract with the city of New York.

Couples for Equality™ Launches Globally at Miami Beach Pride Festival

Saturday Apr 16, 2011
By presenting and sharing the love and commitment of couples throughout the world who have come together to show their support for all committed and loving relationships, Couples for Equality™ endeavors to create an atmosphere of love.

Planned Fenway Gay Retirement Community Faces Foreclosure

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 18, 2010
Any demographic as large as the baby boomers will inevitably include a large GLBT contingent, so services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender seniors will also need to adapt or develop as the boomers age.

The High Cost of Being Gay

By Scott Stiffler | Tuesday Dec 8, 2009
The authors of a much-praised analysis of additional financial burdens faced by gay couples went to a gay center to explain their findings--and what to do about them.