In San Francisco African American LGBT seniors often face a double jeopardy in terms of discrimination. Within the black community, they struggle to overcome homophobia. In the LGBT community, they encounter race-based prejudices. "We've gotten burdened at both ends of the candle. By the African American community, which until recently tended to be more conservative … Continue reading Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing
DETROIT - Earlier today, US Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement in which he confirmed that the federal government would recognize the over 300 marriages performed in Michigan on Saturday. The marriages were performed following Judge Friedman's ruling that Michigan's ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional, and before an appeals court issued a stay … Continue reading Equality Michigan Applauds Statement by Attorney General Holder Recognizing Michigan Marriages
The company behind Honey Maid graham crackers on Monday unveiled a diversity-rich advertising campaign prominently featuring same-sex parents among its collection of real American families. With the new campaign, “Honey Maid recognizes that while the makeup and the day-to-day lives of families have evolved, the wholesome family connections remain the same,” according to a statement … Continue reading Honey Maid ‘This is Wholesome’ campaign features same-sex parents
Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Angela Stringfellow These days, more people can openly say, “I”m gay,” without fear of ridicule or outright rejection. Society as a whole tends to feel that the world has become more open to differences in sexual orientation and lifestyles that were once considered strictly taboo. But to those in the … Continue reading Modern Senior Living for LGBT Seniors
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!