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LGBTQ Aging

Monthly Archive (LGBTQ Aging)

posted 04.14.2015
Closeness, intimacy and touch are lifelong needs that do not get old, even when we do.  Read More
posted 04.14.2015
What is sexuality education and who needs it?  Read More
posted 04.14.2015
Few stereotypes of gay life are as persistent as that of the sexually starved older man.  Read More
posted 04.14.2015
Getting older isn’t in itself the problem—it’s the array of medical conditions and treatments that wallop our sexuality.  Read More
posted 04.14.2015
What does it mean to be sexually well or sexually healthy in later life?  Read More
posted 04.14.2015
In a project with the photographer Jess T. Dugan, “To Survive on This Shore,” we are collaborating to combine photographs of transgender and gender variant people over the age of fifty with interviews about their life experiences to provide a nuanced view into the complexities of gender... Read More
posted 02.26.2015
The Winter 2014–2015 issue of Generations examines why social and health disparities persist in America’s diverse aging population and frames the challenge of sustaining programs and services to ameliorate them amid America’s current climate of economic insecurity. Read More
posted 02.09.2015
At a time in our cultural development when household ownership of televisions stands at 96.7 percent and paid movie admissions account for tens of billions of dollars each year, one cannot underestimate the power of the moving image to entertain, educate and inform the public. There are countless... Read More
posted 02.09.2015
What happens when the statistic you need to report represents a challenge because it deals with a subject many in the media consider taboo? What if your story involves older people and sexuality? Read More
posted 02.09.2015
Love them or hate them, you have to admit that participation in online social sites can sometimes take you on tangents, catching you off-guard. My particular experience involved jumping from planning a knitting project to pondering the ways in which LGBT elders self-identify, and how the media can... Read More