ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

Puerto Rico’s First Center for LGBT Elders Opens

05/19/2019 | South Florida Gay News

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Puerto Rico’s first center for LGBT elders took place in San Juan on Tuesday. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz spoke alongside Wilfred Labiosa, executive director of Waves Ahead and SAGE Puerto Rico, and San Juan Municipal Assembly President Marco Antonio Rigau before they took part in the ceremony. Representatives of Intersections International, a New York-based LGBT-affirming ministry, and CenterLink were among those who also attended. The center is located in a city-owned building on San Juan’s Américo Miranda Avenue. Labiosa told the Washington Blade it will be fully operational next month.


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