Law, Rights, and Religion Project
LGBT older adults, like many older Americans in the United States, rely on a network of service providers as they age–for community programming and congregate meals, for health care, and for housing ranging from independent living to skilled nursing. Research finds that a majority of these services are offered by religiously affiliated organizations.
The report was launched with a panel discussion program hosted at Columbia University's Union Theological Seminary on Friday, December 15th, 2017, detailing the increased risks LGBT older adults face as a result of recent religious exemption laws and policies.
Dignity Denied: Religious Exemptions and LGBT Elder Services,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/gender_sexuality_law/70