Register Now For The 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit June 21, 2014

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

Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing

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

For Transgender Patients, a Growing Fight Over Health Coverage

by Nina Martin ProPublica, Oct. 22, 2013, 10:13 a.m Last spring, Jennifer Blair, a 62-year-old aspiring therapist who lives in Denver, noticed the kind of changes in her breast tissue — rapid, abnormal growth on one side of her chest — that would frighten any woman and alarm any physician. Blair didn’t have health insurance, … Continue reading For Transgender Patients, a Growing Fight Over Health Coverage

Same-sex couples encounter more barriers when seeking senior housing, study finds

By Tara Bahrampour, Published: February 25 | Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 12:01 AM Gay, lesbian and bisexual couples seeking senior housing receive less favorable quotes on pricing, availability, and amenities than heterosexual couples, according to a report released Wednesday by the Equal Rights Center in Washington. In a model similar to studies involving people of different racial and ethnic origins, testers posing last year … Continue reading Same-sex couples encounter more barriers when seeking senior housing, study finds