“Members of the LGBT community face different experiences when managing aging, advanced illness, and chronic illness. Not only have LGBT individuals historically been underrepresented in medical research and training, but they also face daily macro and micro-aggressions that affect their quality of care, economic resources, and social protections. These experiences are amplified for LGBT people of color, who, as scholar and activist Dr. Imani Woody describes, must “wake up and say, ‘Which fight am I going to fight today?’”

Acknowledging and Supporting the LGBT Aging Experience
By: Adriana Krasniansky, Faith-Based Partnerships Intern, C-TAC According to the research initiative Aging with Pride,
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July 25, 2020 at 12:00PM