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About the LGBTQ 50+ Alliance

Formerly called the LGBT Senior Alliance, the LGBTQ 50+ Alliance is committed to connecting LGBTQ adults with programs and services in our community.


The LGBTQ 50+ Alliance is sponsored by OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center and the Madison Senior Center.

Its purpose is to create a better quality of life for LGBTQ+ older adults by building partnerships with senior service providers and providing intergenerational social opportunities.

Join the LGBTQ 50+ Alliance Group on Facebook to get updates and hear about events and topics relevant to LGBTQ+ adults over 50!

Committee Mission
To develop and promote events and activities for LGBTQ adults age 50+, their friends, families, and allies, providing advocacy and reducing isolation.

Committee Vision
Our vision is to have fun, educate, and advocate for LGBTQ 50+ adults.

LGBTQ 50+ Alliance Steering Committee

The activities of the LGBTQ 50+ Alliance are guided by a steering committee consisting of volunteers and staff from OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center and the Madison Senior Center.


The current co-chairs of the Steering Committee are Shelley Hansen-Blake and Karen Kane.

OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center's Elder Advocate Kristi Mason, APSW and the Madison Senior Center's Program Coordinator Laura Hunt provide support and guidance for members of the Steering Committee.

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