Tag Archives: LGBT Seniors

Gay Comic Strip adds a Gay Senior Character

One of the complaints that I have with Greg Fox’s gay themed comic, Kyle’s Bed and Breakfast, is the hyper-buff way that he draws all the characters–save for Nick Ferrelli. I feel like its an innacurate reflection of all the … Continue reading

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Planning Commission Approves LGBT Senior Housing Plan

Good news for those who were fighting for our rights before us from The San Francisco Appeal: San Francisco’s first affordable housing development and activities center created specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors was approved Thursday in a … Continue reading

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New Guidebook for and about Transgender Seniors

From phillymag.com: Thanks to Sage (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transgender men and women have a new guidebook on what to anticipate as they get older. Improving the Lives of Transgender … Continue reading

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The Injustice of Social Security for LGBT Seniors

The Washington Blade is reporting on a new bill making its way through congress, HR 4609, The Social Security Equality Act introduced by Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.). The Bill would help to give same-sex couples greater access to their spouses social security benefits … Continue reading

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Mutual support is aim of new senior LGBT group

Reposted from the napavalleyregister.com: A new monthly discussion group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender  senior citizens in Napa County will begin on the first Tuesday in April. The group will offer the opportunity for older LGBT people in Napa … Continue reading

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Advocacy Group Opens LGBT Senior Center

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is proud to announce that The SAGE Center, the first full-time innovative LGBT senior center in the country, is now open! On March 1, more than 200 friends and supporters joined us for … Continue reading

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For are LGBT seniors, simply put, “It Gets Worse”.

As we continue to fight for full equality, we should not forget those who came before us. Stigma, lack of inter-personal resources, ignorance and discrimination are having an effect on the well being of the generation that helped to get … Continue reading

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