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Portland Outranks Seattle in Top 20 Cities for LGBT-Friendly Retirement in 2018

SeniorAdvice.com infographic
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The country's Northwestern region had several cities make the list. Seattle, Washington boasts a large number of senior living facilities, and Portland, Oregon has a high LGBT population. ...
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New Report Highlights Dangers of Religious Exemption Laws for LGBT Elders

National
The report highlights the unique ways in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders are harmed by a growing number of laws and policies aimed at exempting religious organizations and individuals from following nondiscrimination and civil rights laws and policies. ...
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LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds

Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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Trump Administration Proposes Eliminating LGBT Elders from Key Federal Survey

Politics
Results from the survey are used to determine how to direct billions of dollars toward older people’s needs through publicly funded senior centers, home-delivered meals, family caregiver support, transportation, and other key supports. ...
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Invisible No More: LGBT Elders of Color Come to the Forefront

LGBT Elders of Color at Flashback Sunday/Facebook
National
Flashback Sundays provides an outlet for LGBT elders of color and allies to gather and share experiences in a safe and inclusive environment. ...
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Pride Season in New England: The Biggest, Boldest & Best to Come

Worcester Pride Photo
Travel
After a winter for the record books, New England residents are preparing for Pride parades and festivals taking place around the area. ...
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Aging Elders Tell Supreme Court: We Need Marriage Equality

The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples.
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The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples. ...
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Edie Windsor Joins SAGE in Launch of LGBT Elder Housing Initiative

Edie Windsor, Joan Lipkin and Sherrill Wayland. Photo: SAGE
Top News Health
Marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor joined SAGE Tuesday to launch a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis. ...
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Senior Services: Improving Aging Services for LGBTQ Elders

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Senior Services is offering a one-day training session based on the curriculum set by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging (NRC). ...
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Long Island LGBT Senior Center Threatened with Violence

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The group has received three letters in the last 18 months. One letter threatened to make the Long Island Pride Parade the next Boston Marathon bombing. ...
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