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LGBT Resources: LGBT Elders

LGBT Populations

The following pages represent a partial list of groups within the LGBT community, including:

Who are LGBT Elders?

While the diversity of the LGBT community can be a wonderful thing, this diversity can also create challenges for older LGBT individuals.  LGBT Elders, many of whom have fought for the rights that many take for granted today, are often faced with issues that might not affect their straight counterparts.  These issues include discrimination (homophobia, ageism or elder abuse), lack of appropriate services and healthcare, economic security, and legal rights at end of life, among others.

The following resources offer advocacy and support information for and about LGBT Elders:

Unsung Heroes

LGBT Elder Resources