Topics :: GLBT elders
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By Holly Grigg-Spall | Monday Mar 11, 2013
The gay community is youth obsessed, and Hollywood is preoccupied with one’s image. So how does it fare for those LGBTs who are gay and gray and living in LA?
By Lindsay King- Miller | Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Colorado leaders and senior groups teleconferenced last week about the LGBT Elder Americans Act, which would help people facing barriers caused by non-economic factors, like inability to access resources, or fear of discrimination.
By Christine Malcom | Monday Dec 3, 2012
The Center on Halsted hosted the SAGENet conference, to discuss the issues and support programs for an estimated 40,000 LGBT seniors in the Chicago area.
By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Oct 30, 2011
It seemed like a good idea a few years ago, but now some gay retirement communities are either in financial trouble, while others haven’t gotten off the ground.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Apr 11, 2011
A new Stanford University study shows that although tomorrow’s physicians are not prejudiced about treating gays and lesbians, they are not entirely sure how to go about doing so.
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jan 28, 2011
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, commissioner of New York City’s Department for the Aging, was among those who testified at the New York City Council’s Committee on Aging’s hearing on services and care for LGBT elders on Monday, Jan. 24.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Apr 7, 2010
Santa Rosa, California, is slated to see the constructiomn of a new GLBT retirement community--a project that had faced stiff initial resistance for various reasons. It is part of a slowly growing trend toward such developments.
By Matt Sedensky | Monday Mar 15, 2010
Increased awareness and acceptance of varied sexualities and gender identities has led Americans to come out far younger, as early as middle school. A less noticed but parallel shift is happening at the other end of the age spectrum, with people in their 60s, 70s and 80s coming to terms with the truth that they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Feb 19, 2010
For power, relevance, and sheer heartbreak, documentary filmmaker Stu Maddux’s work in progress, Gen Silent, stands out--even in the fragments that Maddux screened for attendees at a Boston reception. The film examines how the GLBT community’s "greatest generation" is going back into the closet to survive their golden years.
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