Older LGBTQI women: facing barriers to accessing adequate care

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McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
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Do you identify as part of the LGBTQI community (lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex)? Are you worried about being prejudiced and discriminated against when seeking care? If so, you are not alone!

Studies show that older LGBTQI women experience more discrimination than men because they find themselves in a “triple minority” situation, based on their gender, age and sexual orientation.

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