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Gay and Grey continues to grow with SAGE

Gay & Grey members at Pride

If you aren’t a grandparent, or don’t happen to have a gay one, then you might not be aware of Portland’s program for LGBT senior citizens. But yes, Portland has such a program (it has an LGBT group for everything, doesn’t it?), and some good things are happening there.

The program is cleverly named Gay & Grey and is run by the nonprofit […]

Friendly House: Third West Coast Affiliate of SAGE

SAGE & Friendly House Combine Efforts

Earlier this month, the Friendly House Director of Services, Mya Chamberlin, spoke at a D.C. summit regarding care for the elderly LGBTQ community. Recently, Friendly House announced that their Gay & Grey program is officially affiliated with SAGE– a service for our LGBTQ elders. SAGE is a national non-profit based out of New York and is the country’s largest organization representing the older […]

Friendly House Director to Speak at D.C. Summit

"Building community one friend at a time"

Gay & Grey

Portland’s Gay & Grey program recently announced that on December 7th Mya Chamberlin (Friendly House Director of services) will be speaking in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) LGBTQ Elder Housing Summit. This summit brings together advocates from across the country who are dedicated to establishing safe housing for the LGBTQ elder […]