Topics :: gay senior citizens

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Sage Release Research on Aging Among LGBTs

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 10, 2014
LGBT seniors report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are also more likely to see themselves as mentors, reads a new report by SAGE.

At Spirit on Lake, Gay Seniors Find Safe Haven

By Patrick Condon | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
Spirit on Lake, is a 46-unit affordable housing complex marketed to older members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community -- only the second of its kind in the United States.

South Florida’s First Gay Retirement Home Paving the Way

By Sun Sentinel Staff | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
Tom Duffy, a retired catering business owner, converted what once was a small Wilton Manors assisted living facility to create his dream: Secret Garden, an independent living center where gay men can be themselves as they age.

Gay and Gray in Big Sky Country

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Gay culture is embraced by the mainstream much more than it was in the past. For LGBT elders, finding their place in it -- especially in a state like Colorado, where self-sufficiency is king -- can be difficult.

Philly Gay Rights Pioneers Launch Landmark Senior Housing Project

Thursday Nov 8, 2012
Project planners, LGBT-civil rights pioneers and public officials will mark the start of construction on Philadelphia’s LGBT-friendly low-income senior housing complex, the first urban project of its kind, located in the heart of the Gayborhood.

Will the Growing Wave of LGBT Seniors Get Services and Protection?

By Tony Adams | Wednesday May 23, 2012
The White House LGBT Conference on Aging presenters stressed the need and benefits to reaching out to LGBT senior neighbors who may be hesitant about self-identification as LGBT.

Manhunt Cares Creates New "Sex Over 40" Resource for Older Gay and Bisexual Men

Wednesday Aug 10, 2011
They say straight men get better with age, but is the same true of gay men? For a community with so many obsessions around beauty and image, the idea of turning 40 can be brutally intimidating.

Couples for Equality™ Launches Globally at Miami Beach Pride Festival

Saturday Apr 16, 2011
By presenting and sharing the love and commitment of couples throughout the world who have come together to show their support for all committed and loving relationships, Couples for Equality™ endeavors to create an atmosphere of love.

Swedish Gay Elders May Get A Place of Their Own

Tuesday Jul 7, 2009
After more than ten years of planning, Swedish gay elders may see a facility open for them in the next two years or so.

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