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Upcoming Events

Respected and Whole: Preventing Anti-LGBT Bias Between Constiuents, Staff and across Aging Services

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Creating welcoming environments that prevent LGBT bias and discrimination takes time, effort and commitment on the part of aging service organizations. During the session, we will explore ways to prevent bias and create inclusive services. Also discussed will be programming ideas and polices that promote respect and safety for LGBT older adults. And finally, we will examine how inclusive environments can improve the health and happiness of both and staff and constituents.

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Resource Center News

SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Unveils New Data Collection Guide on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Guide is a comprehensive guide that offers aging providers the tools and techniques needed to collect data on LGBT elders.

March 14, 2013

[NEW YORK, NY] Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) today released a new data collection guide through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging to help providers collect the information they need to better understand and serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is a comprehensive guide that helps service providers ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in a safe and respectful way.

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In the News

Despite growing acceptance, fear threatens Maine’s aging LGBT community

December 29, 2015 — By Meg Haskell — BDN Maine

It has never been an easy path to walk, but by some measures growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s was even tougher than it is now. Long after the Stonewall riots of 1969 launched the early gay liberation movement, pronounced social, legal and cultural stigma lingered.

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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