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In The Life On Safe Spaces For America's Gay Seniors

In The Life looks into the state of being old and gay in modern America. Where do you see yourself spending your golden years?
According to The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, over 3 million LBGT people are over age 65. While seniors are protected against age-based discrimination by The Older Americans Act, the lack of LGBT specific protections can drive our pioneers back into the closet when entering long-term care facilities. Disturbed by this trend, some activists and visionaries have taken matters into their own hands by creating safe spaces for our elders.

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