The ALGBTCOA is a coalition of community activists, service agencies, LGBTQ organizations, and interested parties who have come together to improve the future for LGBT older adults as we naturally age. The Coalition hopes to encourage service providers and senior services to understand and train their staffs regarding the needs of LGBT clients, residents, and patients. The Coalition was formed to address the question: “What are the LGBT friendly services in Austin?” We would like to make all of them LGBT-friendly. Read about the goals of the Coalition
- There’s a movie coming on Netflix titled A Secret Love that may be of interest. “Amid shifting times, two women kept their decades-long love a secret. But coming out later in life comes with its own set of challenges.”
2. The Elder Task Force is holding its monthly Virtual Campfire Queer Storytelling on Sunday, October 11.
3. Announcing a new book on Navigating LGBTQ+ Aging, Illness, and End of Life Decisions titled TRANScestors from Transgender Publishing
4. Writing Group for LGBTQ Seniors
For more about the Special Announcements, click here.
Texans over age 65 are automatically eligible to vote by mail. Here’s an application to download, print out, and mail-in to request the Mail-in Ballot.
And here’s a link to Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s website about voting safely. https://doggett.house.gov/voting-safely
QWELL’s 2nd annual “LGBTQIA+ Wellbeing Survey of Greater Austin” is live now at qwellbeing.org. Please take the survey and get yourself counted.
October Steering Committee
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 10 am
(Note change in time from 2 pm to 10 am)
Steering Committee meetings are open. Visitors are welcome to join in. If you want to help with our work, please sit in on the monthly, Third Thursday afternoon meetings.
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