The LGBT Elder Initiative and the Philadelphia Gay News (PGN) released the 2019 Special Section on Aging and Older Adults in the February 8th edition of PGN. The Special Section includes six articles pertaining to LGBT aging and the experiences of our older adult community members.

Articles in the Special Section cover content on aging policy, first-person experiences with aging, legal advancements for LGBT elders, the 2018 LGBTQ Aging Summit, cultural competence for providers, and advocacy priorities for 2019 and beyond!

Click a link to read one of the articles from the Special Section. All articles are available in the electronic version of the Philadelphia Gay News:

Pennsylvania poised to carry momentum in LGBTQ aging

By Heshie Zinman & David Griffith

Common-law marriage opens doors to legal rights for LGBT elders

By Tiffany Palmer

Vintage Whine: Life as an LGBTQ senior

By Mary Groce

Providing care and service to LGBT+ older adults: It’s a process and a journey

By Rabbi Erica Steelman

Advocacy and action for and by LGBT older adults

By Terri Clark

Am I a senior?

By Scott Drake