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Elder Justice is LGBT Justice!

Elder Justice is LGBT Justice!

by Sherrill Wayland, MSW, Manager of National Projects for SAGE. Elder Justice is LGBT Justice! Whether LGBT older people protested in the streets, founded organizations, or just managed to survive times of social unrest, they laid the groundwork for the progress all...
The View From Down Here

The View From Down Here

This article was originally published in A&U Magazine. Around the first of April of this year, I began using a wheelchair when I leave the apartment. This was an inevitability that I resisted, fought off for as long as I could. Admitting that I need a wheelchair...
The View From Down Here

No One Deserves To Be Invisible

by Dr. Theodore Hutchinson. This post originally appeared on the SAGE blog. On the day I was born 63 years ago, I became a ghost when these words were uttered: “Congratulations, it’s a girl!” I am a person who is transgender. Although the signs were present throughout...
The View From Down Here

See Me

This post originally appeared on the NCOA blog. According to a recent Gallup Poll, there are approximately 2.4 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people over 50 years old. We know that many LGBTQ/SGL (same-gender loving) elders never came out of...