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SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
SAGE has launched a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis, hosting a panel discussion at its national headquarters on February 3 with marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor.

Affordable Housing For Gay Seniors Opens in Pa.

NATIONAL | By Kathy Matheson | Jan 14
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

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
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.

SAGE and One Colorado Discuss LGBT Elder Americans Act

LOCAL | By Lindsay King- Miller | Dec 13
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.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC Center

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 25
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

HOME | Apr 16
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

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 18
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

FINANCE | By Scott Stiffler | Dec 8
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.

Swedish Gay Elders May Get A Place of Their Own

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
After more than ten years of planning, Swedish gay elders may see a facility open for them in the next two years or so.

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