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Diverse Elders Coalition

A Gay Son and His Dad: "Why I am an Aging Advocate"

Bryan Pacheco | Posted 06.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Bryan Pacheco

"Dad, I'm gay. Please don't hate me," I said. He responded, "I love you no matter what. And I'm happy you're out now and can be yourself. I always knew you were gay. I was just waiting for you to feel comfortable enough to tell me."

Older And More Diverse: America's Multicultural Future Is Approaching Fast, But Are We Ready?

David E. Thigpen | Posted 09.24.2012 | San Francisco
David E. Thigpen

Elders are revered for their experience and wisdom in many cultures around the globe, but here in America where our civic, media and business cultures worship at the fountain of youth, elders are seen in quite a different light.

Are We Doing Enough for Marginalized Elder Populations?

Robert Espinoza | Posted 09.22.2012 | Fifty
Robert Espinoza

Many of these elders have lived a lifetime of discrimination, only to find themselves aging into a system that perpetuates inequality.