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Welcome to the UK ‘COVID-19 & Older LGBT+ people’ research project website

We are a small group of UK university researchers exploring the effects of COVID-19 on older LGBT+ people. We will be providing project updates on our Blog. You will find more information about us on our Project Team page. We have provided links to information, guidance and support on our Information page. We have also added some information about recent UK academic publications. If you would like to get in touch please contact us.

Latest from the Blog

Final update

This is the final update on the project. We have now completed writing up our findings. We have produced the following reports: Older LGBT+ People and COVID-19 Summary ReportOlder LGBT+ People and COVID-19 Highlights ReportOlder Lesbians and COVID-19 Older Gay Men and COVID-19 And we have published the following articles: Hafford‐Letchfield, T., Toze, M., &…

New project update

We have posted two new reports on the website and updated our ‘Findings’ page with more information about articles we have written, and others were are in the process of writing. More information can be found here.

New research project

One of the project team, Sue Westwood, is working on a new research project: Balancing religious freedoms, sexual orientation rights and trans gender identity protections in the provision of health and social care to older lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans people in the United Kingdom (UK).  You can find the project website here. The project …

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