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Creating Community Among LGBTQ+

Charles Hoy-Ellis, PhD, LICSW

Licensed Social Worker

Director and Co-Director

The Goldsen Institute

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

Articulate ways past and ongoing marginalization, exclusion, discrimination are ’causes of the causes’ of LGBTQ+ health disparities

Describe ways the Health Equity Promotion Model (HEPM) addresses unique factors contributing to loneliness and social, mental, physical health disparities among LGBTQ+ older and younger adults

Name available, adaptable programs in organizations, communities to serve LGBTQ+ older and younger adults in culturally informed, sensitive ways

[From the Winter 2023 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]