Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

LGBT Older People: Our Right to a Peaceful Life

LGBT Older People: Our Right to a Peaceful Life

Everyone has the right to live in contented peace, no matter their age or capacity. Unfortunately, our social structures are not as strong as they need to be. As a result, too many older people become isolated and at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, or...
LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community

LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community

Whether they protested in the streets, founded organizations, or just managed to survive times of social unrest, LGBT older people laid the groundwork for the progress all LGBT people now enjoy. Many, however, are not reaping the benefits because they have become...
The Facts on LGBT Aging

The Facts on LGBT Aging

Español Reports estimate that there are around 3 million LGBT adults over age 50, and that number is expected to grow to around 7 million by 2030. LGBT older people face unique challenges as we age. LGBT elders are: – Twice as likely to be single and live alone...