Social Security Administration Modernizes Policy on Gender Marker Changes

WASHINGTON, June 14 — The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (Task Force) is commending the Social Security Administration (SSA) for being the latest federal agency to modernize its policy with regard to updating gender markers in Social Security records. “This is a big win for LGBT equality. This crucial policy change by the Social … Continue reading Social Security Administration Modernizes Policy on Gender Marker Changes

Coalition Member Appointed to State of Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging

Governor Rick Snyder announced on Thursday that Michael Bartus would joining the Commission on Services to the Aging.  He is one of the founding members of the LGBT Older Adult Coalition of Michigan. Michael Bartus, of Bloomfield Hills, is retired following a career in public sector and nonprofit management, donor development, fundraising, marketing and public … Continue reading Coalition Member Appointed to State of Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and HRC Applaud the Obama Administration for Taking Steps to Improve the Health of all Older Americans

The Administration on Aging announces it will issue guidance to the Aging Network allowing them to define populations of greatest social need based on sexual orientation and gender identity. [Washington, DC] The Administration on Aging (AoA) today announced that it would release important new guidance that empowers AoA-funded aging providers to consider lesbian, gay, bisexual … Continue reading Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and HRC Applaud the Obama Administration for Taking Steps to Improve the Health of all Older Americans