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Supporting LGBTQ+ older adults in navigating the digital world

While the digital divide affects people of all ages and identities, LGBTQ+ older adults often face challenges in navigating the digital world. The high costs of smartphones, laptops, and monthly internet plans can be prohibitive for many. According to research from the Williams Institute, LGBTQ+ older adults are more likely than their cisgender and straight counterparts to experience financial hardship, thus making it more difficult to afford expensive technology. | From: Philadelphia Gay News (Read more.)