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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) information and advice

We've brought together information and advice for older LGBT+ people. If you're LGBT+, we can help you understand your rights and make sure they’re always respected. 

Support for older LGBT+ veterans

Together with Fighting with Pride, ¿'s Advice Line is delivering Operation Sterling, a programme working to help older LGBT+ veterans in a range of areas – from claiming benefits to accessing social care.

Find out more about Operation Sterling

Staying connected

Staying connected as we get older is key to staying happy and healthy. Find out more about what's available to you, including social groups that are specifically for older LGBT+ people.


Our information and advice

LGBT+ rights

Some of the issues, advice and policies relating to later life affect LGBT+ people differently. Find out more about your rights regarding relationships, housing options, money and more.

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Dealing with discrimination

You shouldn't be discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender identity. Find out more about the action you can take if you've been discriminated against.

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Trans issues

Your experience of being trans may be influenced by many factors, such as how old you were when you transitioned. Find out more about some of the issues affecting older trans people.

Health and wellbeing

It’s important to look after yourself both physically and mentally – and healthcare services have a duty to provide care that's fair and equal. Find out what support is available.

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We offer support through our free advice line on 0800 678 1602. Lines are open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year. We also have specialist advisers at over 120 local ¿s.

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Last updated: Jun 03 2024

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