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Lgbt Elderly

The Growing, Neglected Challenges of LGBT Latino Elders

Robert Espinoza | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

Latino elders who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender face additional challenges as they age, compounded by barriers rooted in their racial and ethnic identities, as well as LGBT stigma and discrimination.

Indonesia Offers 'World-First' Home For Transgender Elderly

Agence France Presse | Kevin Ponniah | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

A dozen elderly women are gathered inside the pink house, set on a narrow dirt road in a dusty suburb of Jakarta. Together they sew, bake and chat.On ...

My Queer Wish List for 2013: 10 Out-of-the-Spotlight Hopes for the New Year

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

As 2012 comes to a close, there is a lot to be thankful for in the LGBT world. But there are plenty of other important issues that receive less attention. Here's my out-of-the-spotlight queer wish list for the New Year.

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 ...

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.