Current News and Events

In partnership with U of M Dearborn, the LGBT Older Adult Coalition/GEMD will be showing the movie “GenSilent” – with a wonderful opportunity for local personal stories and talk-back following.  Please see the attached flyer and plan to attend this great program!  This movie is a must see for all! There is no charge and light refreshments will be served.


For further information, please contact Jonathan Larson at

Landmark Ruling Marks June 26th as monumental Victory.

In a 5 -4 decision today, the Supreme Court of The United States ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. The culmination of decades of legal battles and political activism has resulted in the decision that same-sex marriage is a right guaranteed by the constitution.

 Detroit Pride Fest Really was ‘Hotter Than July’ 

Judy Lewis (left) and Jay Kaplan serve the LGBT OAC and state appointed volunteers with AARP, and Yvonne Doe (right) a 20 – year volunteer with Hotter than July.

Hear local LGBT older adults tell their stories!

The area agencies on aging in southeast Michigan provide information and referral for services such as meals, housing, in-home care, and transportation. They have trained their staff on how to sensitively identify and appropriately serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender callers.