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How Does Marriage Change Your Taxes?

SAGE and CitiCommunity Development partnered to create a series of infographics based on the "Talk Before You Walk: Considerations for LGBT Older Couples Before Getting Married" toolkit. Learn about finances at a glance for LGBT older adults.

July 2016 | SAGE and Citi Community Development

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How Does Marriage Change Your Finances?

SAGE and CitiCommunity Development partnered to create a series of infographics based on the "Talk Before You Walk: Considerations for LGBT Older Couples Before Getting Married" toolkit. Learn about finances at a glance for LGBT older adults.

July 2016 | SAGE and Citi Community Development

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Engaging Volunteers in Grassroots Awareness Building

Blog article discussing the importance of grassroots education, volunteerism and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - Volunteer Education Ambassador program.

March 2016 | Blog originally published by the Diverse Elders Coalition Written by Tim Johnston and Sherrill Wayland with SAGE

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A Broken Bargain - Unchecked Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

This publication provides a series of information including which states have non-discrimination laws and local level non-discrimination ordinances, and which do not.

May 2014 | Movement Advancement Project, HRC, Center for American Progress, Freedom to Work

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The Freedom to Serve & The Freedom to Work

This report documents disparities for LGBT Service Members and Veterans in the United States.

February 2014 | Center for American Progress

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SAGEWorks: LGBT 40+ Employment Assistance

SAGEWorks is a national employment support program for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people age 40 and older that expands participants’ job hunting skills and career options, and connects employers to diverse high-caliber candidates.

November 2013

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Robyn Sullivan on SAGEWorks

Robyn Sullivan, a recent New York City resident, shares her story on how she found help and a job through SAGEWorks.

November 2013 | Christina DaCosta, Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders & The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Advancing Employment Equality for LGBT Older Adults

This article details workplace inequality and discrimination issues that LGBT workers--especially those who are older, face in the United States.

November 2013 | Andrew Cray, Center for American Progress

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Employment Discrimination & LGBT Seniors

This fact sheet from Lambda Legal details the issues that LGBT older adults face in the workforce.

November 2013 | Karen Lowey, Lambda Legal

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SAGEWorks: A National Employment Support Program for LGBT Workers 40+

SAGEWorks is a national employment support Program for LGBT workers 40+. Started by SAGE in 2010, SAGEWorks offers hands-on workshops, technology training and job hunting skills in New York City and in five affiliates across the country.

November 2013 | Michele D'Amato

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Working Longer: Older Americans’ Attitudes on Work and Retirement

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research conducted a national survey of 1,024 adults ages 50 and over. The study does not highlight LGBT workers in particular but gives an illuminating look at older Americans views on working and retirement.

October 2013 | Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

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A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color

This report examines how LGBT workers of color face unique challenges related to their race and ethnicity and their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. In particular, LGBT workers of color are hindered by three major barriers: educational barriers; hiring bias and on-the-job discrimination; and unequal pay, benefits, and taxation. As a result, LGBT people of color are some of the most disadvantaged workers in the United States—and face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and poverty.

October 2013 | Movement Advancement Project, the Center for American Progress and its FIRE Initiative, Freedom to Work, the Human Rights Campaign, and the National Black Justice Coalition

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A Broken Bargain: Discrimination, Fewer Benefits and More Taxes for LGBT Workers (Condensed Version)

This condensed version of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce.

June 2013 | Movement Advancement Project; Center for American Progress; Human Rights Campaign

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A Broken Bargain: Discrimination, Fewer Benefits and More Taxes for LGBT Workers (Executive Summary)

This five-page executive summary of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce.

June 2013

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A Broken Bargain: Discrimination, Fewer Benefits and More Taxes for LGBT Workers

This report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce—and highlights how these injustices negatively impact both workers and employers. It outlines how LGBT employees who work just as hard as their non-LGBT counterparts face multiple barriers to fair and equal treatment.

June 2013 | Movement Advancement Project; Center for American Progress; Human Rights Campaign

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HIV/AIDS and Your Rights: A Fact Sheet

People living with HIV/AIDS are entitled to certain protections under federal law. Learn more about your rights.

September 2011 | SAGE

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Injustice at Every Turn: Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Study released by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) about the level of discrimination against the transgender population.

February 2011 | The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force; National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)

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Letter from Social Security Administration to National Center for Transgender Equality Explaining Gender Data as Optional

This letter from the Social Security Administration to the National Center for Transgender Equality explains that gender data is optional, and should not be a basis for any adverse action against an employee. The letter recommends that employers not submit gender data to avoid any problems.

November 2010 | National Center for Transgender Equality

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LGBT Older Adults and Pensions

This brief describes how retirement pensions are routinely denied to same-sex partners, and how this lack of pension protection can devastate an LGBT partner.

September 2010 | Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), Movement Advancement Project (MAP)

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LGBT Older Adults and Social Security

This brief details how LGBT adults' ineligibility for Social Security spousal benefits, survivor benefits, and death benefits significantly reduces retirement income, up to 32 percent less than their heterosexual counterparts. Note: This publication was created before the June 2013 US Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA, so some information contained herein may no longer be applicable.

September 2010 | Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), Movement Advancement Project (MAP)

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LGBT Older Adults and Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans

This brief details the unequal treatment and additional tax penalties LGBT older adults face when inheriting or when they are designated as the beneficiary for a tax-qualified retirement plan.

September 2010 | Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), Movement Advancement Project (MAP)

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Looking Ahead: Philadelphia's Aging Population in 2015

This publication discusses Philadelphia’s aging population by the year 2015 and beyond, drawn from comprehensive data analysis and research commissioned by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. The picture that emerges is of an increasingly diverse older population – ethnically, racially, economically and in terms of lifestyle, health and well-being.

January 2006 | Philadelphia Corporation on Aging

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