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LGBT Historical Display

The process of growing older can be complicated and challenging for everyone, but LGBT seniors face unique difficulties grounded in the culture when they came of age, one that is vastly different from modern America. this program features a panel of experts and offers resources that can help LGBT seniors.
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Websites featured on "FAQ: LBGT Pride"

For free legal forums for LGBT seniors, as well as many other services, please visit the Elder Law Project at the National Center for Lesbian Rights

For a range of LGBT senior social services promoting independent living and quality of life in San Francisco, please visit the Outreach to Elders project at New Leaf Services for our Community

For training on LGBT aging issues and outreach for health, social services and housing providers, as well as information about their own mixed income LGBT housing project, please visit openhouse

For information about the concerns of LGBT seniors as well as the unique barriers they encounter in gaining access to housing, healthcare, long-term care and other services, please visit the American Society on Aging Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network

To get listings for GAPA 35 plus, a social and conversational group for gay/bi API men 35 and over, please visit the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance

Old Lesbians Organizing for Change confronts ageism through chapters nationwide. You can find out more about their work at

To learn about accessing healthcare, housing and transportation services and benefits, please visit This organization has held survival schools specifically for LGBT seniors in the past.

For educational, social and recreational services for transgendered people, their families and friends and anyone with an interest in the transgender community, please visit

The Castro Senior Center on Diamond Street in San Francisco offers a daily lunch program as well as activities and trips, and is developing specific programs for LGBT seniors. You can learn more at here.

For outreach and social services for LGBT seniors in Marin and the North Bay, please visit

For social activities and other services for LGBT seniors in Berkeley and the East Bay, please visit

For social activities and other services for LGBT seniors in San Jose and the South Bay, please visit the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center

For social activities and other services for LGBT seniors in Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda counties, please visit the Rainbow Community Center

For services and programs for LGBT people in Southern Alameda County, please visit the Lighthouse Community Center

For information about the collection and programs offered by the Gay and Lesbian Historical Society, please visit

The San Francisco Prime Timers (The Former G40+ Club) meets the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month for a presentation and social gathering. For information on attending and a membership application, please write to The San Francisco Prime Timers at P.O Box 426741, San Francisco, CA 94142-6741 or call 415-648-8678.

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