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COVID-19 & LGBTQ Older People

March 2020 | Human Rights Campaign Foundation and SAGE

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Witnessing and undergoing community struggles such as the Stonewall riots and the AIDS crisis, LGBTQ older people are resilient. The support and actions of the LGBTQ community, allies, health professionals, neighbors and caregivers can continue to ensure the strength of LGBTQ elders.

This brief describes the needs of LGBTQ older people, increased risks associated with COVID-19 and resources.


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