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I'm Coming Out: Coming Out as LGBT in Later Life

May 2021 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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...people come out at all ages and stages in life. It’s not uncommon for people to self-identify as LGBT long before they come out to family and friends.

Coming out in later life can be filled with times of joy, celebration, anxiety and stress. Know that you are not alone. This fact sheet provides you with tips and resources as you explore coming out in later life.

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