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Understanding deterrents and barriers to supporting African American/black and other people of colour aging in the LGBTQ/SGL community and finding solutions

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  • Website: National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

African Americans feel close within their own community but LGBTQ/SGL elders risk ageism, racism and homophobia. People are unaware of social and political patterns that exclude people of colour. Tips included in resource on how to increase inclusion in services.

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LGBTQ, advocacy, micro-aggression, accessibility of services , isolation, inclusivity, african american community, people of colour, racism

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Step 2 - Transparency

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Rated on: 10/5/2018 2:28:43 PM

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