Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

December 2016 | National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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“"This guide was created to help service providers ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in safe and respectful ways [by] relying on research, real-world knowledge, and experience."”

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Revised and updated in 2016 to reflect emerging best practices and resources regarding sexual orientaion and gender identity questions and termonolgy. This guide helps to answers the question: “How can our mainstream aging organization ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in safe and respectful ways to better inform our services and programs?" Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas this guide will assist in your organization's path to asking fully inclusive questions to all of your clients.

 

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