When LGBT people need services, it is important to know which service providers and businesses are LGBT-friendly. However, it is often hard to determine who will provide affirming services. SAGE Metro Detroit is creating a first-of-its kind Resource Guide for LGBT older adults, service providers, and allies that will include businesses, organizations, and service providers. … Continue reading Looking for Businesses and Providers for Rainbow Resource Guide
Statement from SAGE Metro Detroit Director Angie Perone Our hearts our heavy as we mourn the lives taken during a mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning on June 12, 2016. These individuals died while celebrating life, celebrating who they are, and celebrating another Saturday night with friends and chosen family. They were … Continue reading We Will Not Live in Fear
In a 5 -4 decision today, the Supreme Court of The United States ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. The culmination of decades of legal battles and political activism has resulted in the decision that same-sex marriage is a right guaranteed by the constitution. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote in the opinion of the court … Continue reading Landmark Ruling for Marriage Equality
Join us on Saturday, June 21, 2014, for "Living In The Spirit Of Now," the 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit. This year's Summit will, again, be held at the MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. Registration is free of charge and will include complimentary breakfast and lunch. Register today at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbt-older-adult-summit-2014-tickets-11367156471?aff=eac2 … Continue reading Register Now For The 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit June 21, 2014
by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor Friday Mar 7, 2014 On March 5, nearly 500 New Yorkers came together to honor 84-year-old LGBT trailblazer Edie Windsor, who was among those celebrated at Jewish Home Lifecare’s "Eight Over Eighty" gala in New York City, held at the Mandarin Oriental New York. "With 30 percent of the U.S. population … Continue reading Edie Windsor Honored at “Eight Over Eighty” Gala
On Saturday, March 8th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Affirmations, along with Advantage Health Centers, MichUHCAN, and Jamison & Green Associates present an Obamacare Education and Enrollment Event. This event will be part of a larger effort to encourage the LGBT community to get Out2Enroll. Health care reform through Obamacare ensures equal access to health care coverage for … Continue reading Health reform is finally here! You have a right to equal access to health care. Get covered today!
Check out the February Newsletter for SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders). Included in this issue is the release of the Hispanic LGBT Older Adult Needs Assessment, celebrating Black History Month & Black LGBT Older People and SAGE Makes an Impact at Creating Change. Click here to view the newsletter