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NEW The Freedom to Serve & The Freedom to Work

This report documents disparities for LGBT Service Members and Veterans in the United States. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT 40+ Employment Assistance

SAGEWorks is a national employment support program for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people age 40 and older that expands participants’ job hunting skills and career options, and connects employers to diverse high-caliber candidates. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-741-2247

Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Robyn Sullivan on SAGEWorks

Robyn Sullivan, a recent New York City resident, shares her story on how she found help and a job through SAGEWorks. MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Employment / Workforce, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Advancing Employment Equality for LGBT Older Adults

This article details workplace inequality and discrimination issues that LGBT workers--especially those who are older, face in the United States. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Employment Discrimination & LGBT Seniors

This fact sheet from Lambda Legal details the issues that LGBT older adults face in the workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGEWorks: A National Employment Support Program

SAGEWorks is a national employment support Program for LGBT workers 40+. Started by SAGE in 2010, SAGEWorks offers hands-on workshops, technology training and job hunting skills in New York City and in five affiliates across the country. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Older Workers' Attitudes on Work and Retirement

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research conducted a national survey of 1,024 adults ages 50 and over. The study does not highlight LGBT workers in particular but gives an illuminating look at older Americans views on working and retirement. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, LGBT Older Adults

 
A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color

This report examines how LGBT workers of color face unique challenges related to their race and ethnicity and their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. In particular, LGBT workers of color are hindered by three major barriers: educational barriers; hiring bias and on-the-job discrimination; and unequal pay, benefits, and taxation. As a result, LGBT people of color are some of the most disadvantaged workers in the United States—and face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and poverty. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination (Condensed Version)

This condensed version of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination (Executive Summary)

This five-page executive summary of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination: MAP Report

This report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce—and highlights how these injustices negatively impact both workers and employers. It outlines how LGBT employees who work just as hard as their non-LGBT counterparts face multiple barriers to fair and equal treatment. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HIV/AIDS Know Your Rights

People living with HIV/AIDS are entitled to certain protections under federal law. Learn more about your rights. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, HIV & Aging, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Injustice at Every Turn

Study released by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) about the level of discrimination against the transgender population. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender

 
Letter from SSA to National Center for Transgender Equality

This letter from the Social Security Administration to the National Center for Transgender Equality explains that gender data is optional, and should not be a basis for any adverse action against an employee. The letter recommends that employers not submit gender data to avoid any problems. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Older Adults and Pensions

This brief describes how retirement pensions are routinely denied to same-sex partners, and how this lack of pension protection can devastate an LGBT partner. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults and Social Security

This brief details how LGBT adults' ineligibility for Social Security spousal benefits, survivor benefits, and death benefits significantly reduces retirement income, up to 32 percent less than their heterosexual counterparts. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care

 
LGBT Older Adults and Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans

This brief details the unequal treatment and additional tax penalties LGBT older adults face when inheriting or when they are designated as the beneficiary for a tax-qualified retirement plan. MORE >


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Philadelphia's Aging Population in 2015

This publication discusses Philadelphia’s aging population by the year 2015 and beyond, drawn from comprehensive data analysis and research commissioned by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. The picture that emerges is of an increasingly diverse older population – ethnically, racially, economically and in terms of lifestyle, health and well-being. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Health, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
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