Seniors

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Know the laws in your state that protect LBGT people and people living with HIV.

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Working for LGBT and HIV-affected seniors.
Working for LGBT and
HIV-affected seniors

Lambda Legal defends the rights of LGBT and HIV-positive seniors who face discrimination related to their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status, including discrimination by staff and residents at senior centers; denial of housing; denial of the ability for same-sex couples to share a room in an assisted living facility or nursing home; disrespect of gender identity including while incapacitated or at death; and denial of equal Social Security benefits and survivor benefits as compared to their heterosexual counterparts.