The Genny Awards, courtesy of GEN SILENT, have compiled a list of the stories that advanced the cause of LGBT aging the most this year. Pretty impactful stuff if you ask me, some of which will change the way we live for years to come. This year has seen a lot of advances for our cause and times they are a changing. To all the advocates, politicians, and faces of change, we salute you!
Straight From The Genny Awards Top 10:
10. HUD holds LGBT Elder Housing Summit
This year marked the first time that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) publically acknowledged the unique housing needs of LGBT elders though a gathering of developers, government agencies and advocates.
9. National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Receives Nearly 100 Requests for Cultural Competency Training
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging saw requests from organizations and agencies in 32 states around the country that wish to use its new curriculum to become more sensitive to the needs of LGBT older people.
8. California Becomes First State to Require LGBT History in Public Schools
In July, California Governor Jerry Brown...