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Enter the 2015 Healthy LGBT Aging Photo Contest!

Take your best shot in the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging & National Institute of Senior Center’s Healthy LGBT Aging Photo Contest, highlighting the beauty of LGBT aging!

What photo should I submit?

We want to see the fun, diverse and positive shots that exemplify what it is to be an aging lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender person. Images of older adults participating in fun activities in any number of places (senior centers, festivals, or even at home), action shots, and clear images are best!

When does the contest run?

You can submit photos anytime between January 13, 2015 - March 13, 2015.

How do I take an excellent photo?

Take a look at our Top 5 Tips on Taking a GREAT Photograph for tips and suggestions!

Who are the celebrity judges?

The top 3 winners will be picked by:

Genevieve Gorder, Celebrity Designer and HGTV star and James Firman, President and CEO, National Council on Aging.

What are the prizes?

All winners receive a National Institute of Senior Centers Certificate of Accomplishment

Grand Prize:

  • $200 Amazon gift card
  • Featured story in some great places (read more here)!

First Prize:

  • $100 Amazon gift card

Runner Up:

  • $50 Amazon gift card

How do I submit my photos?

Attach your photos in an email to (please limit the size of each email to: 10 MB)

Do I need to get a signed release for the subjects of my photographs?

YES! Please download the form here and send signed releases for your photograph subjects along with your contest submisson.

Be sure to download our Contest Guidelines to learn more about the technical specifications and the submitter agreements!