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Biden Pledges Support to LGBTQ Community

A Q&A with Former Vice President and Democratic Candidate for President Joe Biden

This Q and A with former Vice President and now Democratic Candidate for President Joe Biden starts out with a meeting in 2012 when a group of us met in the Vice President’s office in the White House to find a way to fund an LGBTQ senior affordable living facility.  That building is the John C. Anderson LGBT-Friendly Apartments, a hallmark of Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community. We start there.

Convention Watch

Record Number of LGBTQ Delegates Represent North Carolina

North Carolina had a record-number of 18 LGBTQ delegates representing the state at this year’s Democratic National Convention.

Where do you live when you’re gay and gray?

Charlotte’s Senior LGBTQ Community Facing Challenges in Housing

Two elderly women, who had shared the same home for most of their adult lives, had begun to face health issues and physical challenges. Marriage Equality was somewhere in the distant future, and the couple had no legally binding paperwork to keep their relationship safe and protected. As their lives deteriorated, … family separated the two women by placing them in elder care facilities states apart from each other…

Social Security benefits for the LGBTQ community

Gay & Gray: LGBTQ Seniors — Making the Most of the System

Laws around equal access and treatment of LGBTQ individuals, including same-gender couples, continues to evolve and change, some for the better, and some for the worse.

Taking Care of Senior Business

Legal Eagles: Tips for Aging LGBTQ Individuals

You can avoid a lot of it by using the laws available to you and doing good legal planning. This article will discuss ways LGBTQ seniors can use the law to protect ourselves and our loved ones.

It’s more than a name

Legal Eagles: Navigating the ‘system’ for the transgender community

A significant step for many transgender persons is changing their name and gender marker.