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Trump Administration Proposes Eliminating LGBT Elders from Key Federal Survey
Vital survey affects availability of services for older LGBT people.
SAGE and Citi Community Development Announce Expansion of SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative that Boosts Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Seniors
Affordable Housing Advocate Kelly Kent to lead National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
Our LGBT Community is an Intergenerational Community
Any attack on the young affects us all
SAGE Presents Miami Couple with Pioneer Award for Outstanding Service to the LGBT Community
Shed Boren and Jose Valdes-Fauli have served those affected by HIV and AIDS for 25 years
SAGE Stands Firmly Against Possible Executive Order Promoting Anti-LGBT Discrimination
License to discriminate would seriously threaten LGBT elders
Here to Stay
SAGE Commits to Serving - Not Endangering - Diverse Communities
SAGE Renews Pledge to LGBT Elders Ahead of Presidential Inauguration
Organization will stand firm for a policy agenda that makes older Americans a national priority
LGBT Icons and Allies Come Out for SAGE’s 31st Annual Toys Party
New York City’s most anticipated holiday party of the year benefits LGBT elders and children in need
SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline Set to Reduce Social Isolation Nationwide During Holiday Season
Country’s first hotline dedicated to LGBT older people will prioritize the needs of the most vulnerable
SAGE Stands Firm on Agenda for LGBT Elders in Wake of General Election
SAGE Bolsters Board of Directors in Time for Next Phase of Growth
Fresh talent positions SAGE for new advancement as organization approaches 40th anniversary
SAGE Welcomes Diosdado G. Gica as Chief Program Officer and Hilary Meyer in a New Role as Chief Enterprise & Innovation Officer
Gica and Meyer signal program expansion as organization enters new strategic plan phase
Inspiring film about New York artists to screen at Library of Congress, Washington DC.
The energetic and life affirming film WINTER AT WESTBETH will screen as part of a free event presented by the Library of Congress GLOBE, in association with SAGE
LGBT Champions and Partnerships at 21st Annual SAGE Awards & Gala
A star-studded evening drew on the classic opulence of the Cipriani Wall Street Building in New York City
SAGE Honors LGBT Champions at 21st Annual Awards & Gala
SAGE celebrates a year of accomplishments and honors Donald Capoccia & BFC Partners, Kevin Cathcart, Dr. Yanira Cruz and Jen Hatch/Christopher Street Financial.
Senator Jeff Klein Announces Funding for Outreach Efforts for LGBT Elders Living in the Bronx
21st Annual SAGE Awards and Gala To Be Held at Cipriani Wall Street
Airbnb and SAGE Form New Partnership to Connect LGBT Senior Adults to NYC Home Sharing Community
SAGE Launches Miami Affiliate
Jewish Community Services of South Florida to expand programming for LGBT elders
SAGE Delivers Powerful Message to Federal Government on Behalf of LGBT Elders
LGBT older adults respond by the thousands to request for feedback
Two Elder Housing Developments To Be Built In New York City
Affordable Housing Will Feature a Wide Range of Culturally Competent Services for LGBT Older Adults
LGBT and Latino Elders Stand in Solidarity on Orlando Shooting | La Comunidad LGBT Latina y Personas de Edad Avanzada Estan Solidarios ante la Tragedia en Orlando
SAGECare Sets a New Standard for Training Care Providers to Support LGBT Older People
National program offers LGBT aging training credentials to care providers
Rufus Wainwright To Remount Iconic Judy Garland Concert At Carnegie Hall On Ten Year Anniversary Of His Legendary Performances To Benefit LGBT Older Adults And Homeless LGBT Youth
Rufus Does Judy At Carnegie Hall June 16th and 17th, 2016
SAGE and In the Life Archives Spotlight Unsung LGBTQ ‘Legends’ in New Leslie-Lohman Exhibit, Legend in My Living Room
Sunset Tea Dance At the Lighthouse: SAGE Hosts 2nd Annual Spring! Event in Manhattan
The Collaborative: A New LGBTQ Collaboration
SAGE Presents the First SAGE & Friends Ft. Lauderdale Event
House LGBT Equality Caucus Announces Creation of LGBT Aging Issues Task Force
Legislation Introduced to Create National Park Site Honoring the History of America’s LGBT Elders
Site of 1969 Stonewall Uprising Launched LGBT Civil Rights Movement in America
SAGE Applauds Gov. Cuomo for Seeking Additional State Funding for HIV/AIDS in New York State
SAGE Presents the 30th Annual TOYS Party to Benefit SAGE and Children’s Charities
Robby Browne, David Tufts & Chris Kann will host the annual Toys Party on December 13, 2015 from 5:00-9:00 pm at Chelsea Piers, Pier 60.
LGBT Vets bill introduced in Albany by Senators Hoylman and Addabbo
SAGE Responds to the Repeal of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO)
SAGE Responds to the Introduction of the Ruthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act
Act seeks to increase federal supports to LGBT older adults.
Marriage Equality Activist Jim Obergefell to Receive Inaugural LGBT Pioneer Award at 20th Anniversary SAGE Awards & Gala
SAGE celebrates a year of accomplishments and honors Obergefell alongside Stephen Simcock of JPMorgan Chase, Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Ted Snowdon & Duffy Violante and the Macquarie Group
SAGE Welcomes Susan Herr as Chief Engagement Officer and Lynn Faria as Senior Director for External Affairs
Herr and Faria Energize Constituencies during Period of Significant Growth for SAGE
SAGE Responds To New HUD Regulation Announced At White House Conference on Aging
Calamus Foundation of New York Awards $1 Million to Expand SAGE's Nationwide LGBT Elder Housing Efforts
LGBT Heroine Edie Windsor says, “Go Get Married! But ‘Talk Before You Walk.’”
SAGE Partners with Windsor to Help LGBT Older People and Couples Who Want to Marry
SAGE Welcomes Priscilla Maysonet as Director of SAGE Centers
Maysonet Leads SAGE Programs at Innovative Senior Centers in Five Sites across New York City
New Survey Finds Shortage Of Staff Training On LGBT Elders Issues By Service & Care Providers
SAGE, Our Fund and other local non-profit organizations to address the issue
SAGE Welcomes Two Members to its Board of Directors
SAGE makes two new appointments, including former Board Chair Frank Stark, and continues its commitment to advocating for LGBT elders nationally.
Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber Hosts Bestselling Author to Discuss Financial Tips Unique to LGBT Community
Tom Anderson Presents ‘The Value of Debt: Building a Glide Path Into Retirement’ to Highlight Steps LGBT Baby Boomers Can Take To Get On Track for Retirement
SAGE and Aging Organizations Brief Supreme Court on Why Elders Need Marriage Equality
Media Advisory: SAGE and GRIOT Circle of Brooklyn to Celebrate Launch of New Partnership
SAGE Presents Senator Michael Bennet with 2015 SAGE Advocacy Award for Excellence in Leadership on Aging Issues
SAGE Launches National Initiative With Five Strategies To Address LGBT Older Adult Housing Needs
Housing Leaders from Across the Country Gathered for Launch Event and Panel Discussion
SAGE to Announce Multi-Pronged National LGBT Older Americans Housing Initiative
Panel discussion and media briefing will include Enterprise Community Partners, HELP USA, Los Angeles LGBT Center and Equal Rights Center
Media Advisory: SAGE to Celebrate Launch of SAGE Center of the Bronx
SAGE Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors
SAGE appoints new Board Members and continues its commitment to advocating for LGBT elders nationally.
Media Advisory: SAGE and Pride Center of Staten Island to Celebrate Launch of new SAGE-Pride Center
SAGE Presents the 29th Annual TOYS Party to Benefit SAGE and Children’s Charities
Robby Browne, David Tufts & Chris Kann will host the annual Toys Party on December 14, 2013 at Chelsea Piers
SAGE to Celebrate the Opening of its New Location in Harlem
SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older People, Ages 45-75
New national study shows high concerns about retirement and healthcare providers among LGBT older people, as well as smaller support networks over time.
Media Advisory: SAGE Awards and Gala at New York City’s Gotham Hall to Celebrate Advocates for LGBT Older Adults
SAGE Will Present Awards to New York City Councilmember Ritchie Torres, Activist Frank Stark, Doctor Rosanne Leipzig and M.A.C AIDS Fund
SAGE Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors
SAGE appoints new Board Members and continues its commitment to advocating for LGBT elders nationally.
New York City Council Awards Funding to SAGE to Expand its Services through The SAGE Center to LGBT Older People across the Five Boroughs
Championed by Councilmember Ritchie Torres, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the LGBT Caucus of the New York City Council, this initiative will support underserved New Yorkers in all boroughs.
SAGE Partners with StoryCorps to Record and Share the Stories of LGBT Older People Nationwide
SAGE, the Diverse Elders Coalition and ACRIA Co-Release New Policy Report on HIV and Aging
New policy report outlines eight concrete recommendations to improve the health and wellness of older adults with HIV.
Former SAGE Board Co-Chair David W. Canter Named Fundraiser of the Year by Macquarie Foundation
SAGE Receives Funding from New York State Legislature to Launch LGBT Elder Veterans Initiative
Newly adopted New York State budget provides $100,000 to support LGBT elder veterans in New York with accessing veterans’ benefits and improving their overall health.
Michael Nutt Joins the Board of SAGE
Nutt, a Wells Fargo director, brings extensive financial management background to SAGE's national board of directors.
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Appoints Tracy Welsh as Deputy Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer
Welsh to guide SAGE’s entrepreneurial and agency-wide strategic efforts
NHCOA Releases First Report on the Status of LGBT Hispanic Older Adults in the U.S.
The first report of its kind documents the unique struggles of LGBT Hispanic seniors and presents key recommendations for policy makers and health care providers
MEDIA ADVISORY: NHCOA releases first of its kind report on status of LGBT Hispanic older adults
In collaboration with SAGE and DEC, NHCOA examines the unique struggles and challenges of LGBT Hispanic seniors.
George Zuber Joins the Board of Directors at SAGE
Jerry Chasen joins SAGE as the new director of legacy planning.
SAGE Applauds New York State Department of Health for Including LGBT-Inclusive Questions in its Statewide Medicaid Assessment Tool
These changes follow similar developments in elder services and position New York as a model for patient care and statewide data collection on the health of LGBT older people
SAGE Applauds Passage of ENDA
Los Angeles Attorney William Weinberger Appointed Co-Chair of the National Board of Directors of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
Weinberger, partner in the law firm Parker Milliken Clark O’Hara & Samuelian, is the first SAGE Board member from Los Angeles, CA.
SAGE Mourns Ever Orozco, 69-Year-Old Man Killed in Anti-LGBT Attack in Jackson Heights, NY
SAGE Applauds Post-DOMA Guidance by HHS that Improves the Well-being of Same-Sex Couples
SAGE Celebrates Supreme Court Decision to Overturn DOMA
National Telephone Discussion Group For LGBT Military Service Veterans Aged 60+
New group to launch in June 2013
SAGE Releases New Policy Report on the Health Disparities Faced by LGBT Elders of Color
Released during National Minority Health Month, Health Equity and LGBT Elders of Color explores 10 policy areas where health and wellness can be improved for LGBT older people of color.
AARP Foundation Awards Grant to SAGE for Innovative Storytelling Program
SAGE Story will address the increased risk of social isolation among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
SAGE Welcomes Three New Members to its Board of Directors
SAGE appoints new Board Members from Chicago and New York City, and continues its commitment to advocating for LGBT elders nationally.
SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Unveils New Data Collection Guide on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is a comprehensive guide that offers aging providers the tools and techniques needed to collect data on LGBT elders.
SAGE Files a Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Support of Edie Windsor's Supreme Court DOMA Challenge
American Society on Aging, National Hispanic Council on Aging, and other leading aging organizations join SAGE brief filed in support of 83-year-old lesbian’s challenge to discrimination against married same-sex couples.
Timothy J. Atkin Joins the Board of SAGE
Atkin, SRA's Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff, brings extensive organizational management background to SAGE's national Board of Directors.
Edie Windsor's DOMA Challenge Taken Up by the Supreme Court
Media Advisory: LGBT Elders to Benefit from Art Auction
Seth Ruggles Hiler, artist and editor-in-chief of Mix Media Arts Journal, to unveil eighteen large-scale oil paintings of LGBT older adults; a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the nonprofit SAGE.
SAGE Honored as “Outstanding LGBT Advocacy/Service Organization” by the National Coalition for LGBT Health
The award honors an organization for its significant contributions to the health and well-being of LGBT communities in Washington, DC and across the United States.
ACRIA, GMHC and SAGE Congratulate Global Fund's New Leader Mark Dybul
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Media Advisory: Panel of Chicago Leaders to Highlight Changing Demographics & Needs of Marginalized Elders
The “Chicago Provider Panel on Diversity and Inclusion” will address the growing health and economic needs of underserved older adults, including elders of color and LGBT elders
DOMA Found Unconstitutional by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Media Advisory: SAGE Awards and Gala at New York City’s Gotham Hall
SAGE honors Pfizer, New York City Commissioner for the Aging Lilliam Barrios-Paoli and community leader Judith E. Turkel, Esq; hosted by NBC4 New York meteorologist Raphael Miranda.
SAGE Applauds Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) for Introducing a Bill that Would Expand Supports to LGBT Older People through the Older Americans Act
Bill includes proposals for specifying LGBT elders as a population in "greatest social need" and permanently establishing the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, among other amendments.
SAGE Files a Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Support of Edie Windsor's DOMA Challenge
Diverse Elders Coalition Releases Report and News Blog on the Policy Barriers Facing Elders of Color and LGBT Elders
The report, Securing Our Future: Advancing Economic Security for Diverse Elders, is available to download at DiverseElders.org.
Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Welcomes New Board Member Kevin Williams
Williams, Pfizer’s Senior Director in U.S. Medical Affairs for Rare Disease, brings extensive background in health, HIV and AIDS issues to SAGE’s national Board of Directors.
SAGE and HRC Applaud the Obama Administration for Taking Steps to Improve the Health of all Older Americans
The Administration on Aging issues guidance to the Aging Network allowing them to define populations of greatest social need based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders Applauds the Supreme Court Decision to Uphold the Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act includes several provisions beneficial to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older Americans and their loved ones.
LGBT Advocates Celebrate Ruling Upholding Healthcare Reform Law
New Research Released to Guide States on Implementing Medicaid Protections for Same-Sex Couples
The research reports, published by The Williams Institute at UCLA, will be used by SAGE to support its Spousal Impoverishment Protections Initiative, which aims to extend these protections to all 50 states.
The SAGE Center to Expand Programming for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Elders into all Five Boroughs of New York City
The SAGE Center, in collaboration with the New York City Department for the Aging, will open satellite sites at Bronx Community Pride Center, Unity Fellowship of Christ Church NYC, Queens Center for Gay Seniors and Staten Island LGBT Community Center; SAGE will also deepen its collaboration with New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
SAGE and NCTE Release Comprehensive New Resource on Transgender Older Adults
Download Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders Congratulates Obama Administration for Hosting the First White House LGBT Conference on Aging
The daylong conference features key Administration officials addressing critical issues related to health, housing and the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-CA) to Introduce Social Security Equality Act of 2012 to Ensure Equal Benefits for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults
SAGE Executive Director Michael Adams joins a coalition of other LGBT leaders at a Capitol Hill rally to draw attention to the inequities faced by same-sex couples under current Social Security rules.