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Gay Elderly

Healing Ageism in the LGBT Community

Jesse Brune | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Brune

They've been there, they've done that and they've survived to tell us about it. So why aren't we listening?

Sharing Gay HIV/AIDS History Should Be a Source of Hope and Pride

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Yet there are those who apparently believe they can score points with younger gay men by denigrating their own generation who witnessed and survived the devastation of the dark years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Moving on From Hurricane Sandy: One Older Gay Man's Story of Love & Loss

Damien Wade | Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Damien Wade

I have worked with James in the months following David's death. I asked him how he was holding up. Was he doing OK? Is he grieving? James is a fighter, determined to move forward and pick up the pieces, but the mention of David's name swells his eyes with tears

30 Days Of Holiday LGBT Giving: Services & Advocacy For GLBT Elders (SAGE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

Spain's First Gay Retirement Home Passes Its First Hurdle

The Guardian | Giles Tremlett in Madrid | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices

A group of elderly Spanish gay men are rebelling against the homophobia of their generation by setting up what will be the country's first gay and les...

More Gay-Friendly Senior Housing Needed, Say Advocates

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.28.2012 | Gay Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- At age 62, Donald Carter knows his arthritis and other age-related infirmities will not allow him to live indefinitely in his third-fl...

Why We Need the First National POC LBGT Convening

Glen-Michael Francis | Posted 12.12.2011 | Gay Voices
Glen-Michael Francis

Aging Americans have been affected on all fronts by the economic crisis, not only in housing but in cuts to health care, and the continued marginalization and lack of integration of people of color and, more so, LGBT elders of color into this dialogue.

Spain Unveils Plans For Country's First Gay Retirement Home

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Plans are finally underway for what is being hyped as Spain's first retirement community for elderly gay and lesbian residents. As the BBC is repo...