Category Archives: LGBT Seniors

‘Before You Know It’ Documentary on LGBT Elders

The Huffington Post is reporting on a Kickstarter Campaign to bring the a film focusing on the lives of three older gay men to the larger community: “BEFORE YOU KNOW IT” is a feature-length documentary that examines the lives and … Continue reading

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Discrimination and the Aging Woman

Rebecca Richman writes for the online magazine 10 Thousand Couples about the discrimination that women face as they age: When women grow old, gender discrimination is magnified. In a society that focuses on youth, older women face many different types … Continue reading

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HIM Magazine Interview with Author of Gay-Themed Comic Strip

Greg Fox is the writer and illustrator of Kyle’s Bed & Breakfast, a gay-themed comic strip about a group of guys living in suburbia New York state. HIM Magazine interviews Fox where he talked about his life before he got … Continue reading

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Call for LGBT Elders to Share Their Stories

From Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE): SAGE Story today launched a nationwide contest to gather stories that relate how LGBT older people combat and conquer isolation, building the support systems we all need to age well. Enter now … Continue reading

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LGBT History: LGBT Elders Tell Their Story Though ‘Gen Silent’ Documentary

Gen Silent explores the issues of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) elders in their ability to seek care comfortably as they age. Many of these seniors are estranged from friends and family or may have had their friends or … Continue reading

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Rochester, N.Y. Home Health Agency Educates Workers In Cultural Competency for LGBT Population

From democratandchronicle.com: A dinner conversation has ended up putting a new resource on the menu of health care options for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals who need home care in the Rochester region. HCR Home Care, working with the … Continue reading

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Hearing Held In Mass. on Creation of LGBT Elder Commission

boston.com reports that MassEquality and the LGBT Aging Project met with lawmakers on Boston’s Beacon Hill April 9, 2013 to lobby for the creation of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Elder Commission: “Last year, the Patrick Administration issued … Continue reading

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