Celebrate National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day on May 16

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Nationwide Celebration Includes Flagship Event in Baltimore, Md.

Baltimore, MD, April 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celebrate an LGBT elder who made a difference in your life, and spread the word about the importance of LGBT older adults in your community on Thursday, May 16—National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day.

Join us as we celebrate National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day on the event’s official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/LGBTEldersDay.

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Visit our website at www.lgbteldersday.org to learn more about the history and purpose of the Day and join the conversation with our social media toolkit.

The nationwide celebration includes a flagship event in Baltimore at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on May 16; to learn more about the event and get tickets, click here.

“It’s important to celebrate elders every day,” said Sam McClure, director of the Center for LGBTQ Health Equity, which inaugurated the national day of recognition in Baltimore in 2016. “Respect for those with more experience is an essential element of civility. In intergenerational dialogues, we discover we have differing opinions based on our experiences and perspectives. I love seeing Elders and youth learning from each other.”

McClure is available to speak to media to further discuss the important of LGBT Elders in our communities and the evolution of National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day. For an interview, contact Dan McEvily, Director of Marketing and Communications for Chase Brexton Health Care at [email protected]; or Aaron Cahall, Communications Manager for Chase Brexton, at [email protected].

For more, visit www.lgbteldersday.org.

CONTACT: Aaron Cahall, Communications Manager Chase Brexton Health Care 410-837-2050 x4366 [email protected] 

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