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Older Lgbt People

Health Equity For Older LGBT People Of Color

Robert Espinoza | Posted 06.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

Helena Bushong and Ty Martin are LGBT and people of color. Both combat the health disparities and socioeconomic challenges associated with aging as people who are marginalized on multiple fronts.

'Golden Gays': They're Gay, They're Gray... Get Out Of Their Way!

Robert Julian | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

Regardless of the show's ultimate success, the significance of Golden Gays lies in the fact that it is the first television show in history to focus on the lives of lesbian and gay seniors. By definition, this is groundbreaking television.

We Are Who We Are

Richard C. Milstein | Posted 11.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard C. Milstein

The Administration on Aging estimates that there are between 1.75 million and 4 million Americans over 60 who are LGBT. But many LGBT seniors are returning to the closet, if they ever came out, in fear of discrimination by the very people who are supposed to assist them in times of need.

Our Spinster Aunts And Uncles: Why LGBT Seniors Need Us

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 02.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Kelly Cogswell

As much as young queers, our aging and disabled people need our help and attention right now, including our physical presence. This is a simple enough matter. You don't have to change the world first, just put your coat on and go.