Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ Questions From Elderly Survey

By March 20, 2017IN THE NEWS

NBC News: Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ Questions From Elderly Survey (3/20/2017) A 2017 draft of the National Survey of Older American Act Participants (NSOAAP), used by the federal government to allocate around $2 billion for senior services across the nation, has eliminated questions about LGBTQ seniors. Questions about sexual orientation and gender identity were added in 2014. A 2016 report from Justice in Aging revealed that LGBTQ seniors rely heavily on services offered by groups funded through the survey.

About Katrina Cohens

Katrina Cohens is based in Justice in Aging’s Washington, DC office and serves as the Database Manager.