Serving LGBTQ+/SGL Elders during the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Striving for Justice, Recognizing Resilience

  title={Serving LGBTQ+/SGL Elders during the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Striving for Justice, Recognizing Resilience},
  author={Sarah Jen and Daniel Stewart and Imani Woody},
  journal={Journal of Gerontological Social Work},
  pages={607 - 610}
Dear Editor, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic on March 11 of this year (WHO, 2020). In the time since, it has become clear t... 

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