Rural Aging for LGBTQ+ Older Adults

April 2022 | National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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“National surveys of rural areas show that between 3% and 5% of the rural population identifies as LGBT, consistent with estimates that 4.5% of the U.S. adult population identifies as LGBT.”

This fact sheet explores LGBTQ+ Aging in rural communities, an often-overlooked segment within LGBTQ+ communities.