LGBT rights in Denmark take next step with rainbow nursing homes

A quarter of a century after becoming the first country to give gay couples the same rights as heterosexuals, Denmark wants to make sure that historic moment isn’t undone at retirement.

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Copenhagen is creating a nursing home with a special focus on serving lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender pensioners so they’re not exposed to discrimination in the last years of their lives.

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‘‘People have experienced it already and need to jump back into the closet in many care centers,’’ said Vivi Jelstrup, a member of the senior committee for LGBT Denmark, which has pushed for the facility for five years.

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