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Gerontology & Geriatrics Studies

The Past, Present, and Future of Research on LGBTI Seniors

Submission: October 10, 2022;Published: December 22, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/GGS.2022.08.000680

ISSN 2578-0093
Volume 8 Issue 1


The present article focuses on LGBTI seniors. Our main objective is to provide points of consideration concerning the disregard for and discrimination against this group. From an analysis of five main factors (legislation, ageism, homophobia and/or transphobia, being a woman, and the environment in which the senior lives), we provide evidence that justifies the need to maintain a line of research on LGBTI seniors, one that focuses on shaping social policies to promote the actual inclusion of seniors, regardless of their sexual orientation.

Keywords: Ageing; LGBTI; Stereotypes; Quality of life; Life trajectory; Community

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