May 2016

posted 05.11.2016
By Deirdre M.W. Lok and Malya Kurzweil Levin Aging in America is changing rapidly, as is what it means to identify as LGBTQ. As shifting national demographics create an increased number of older adults, and as LGBTQ individuals achieve greater rights and visibility; the confluence of these two…
posted 05.11.2016
By Ann C. Wilder Incorporating content on LGBTQ+ aging populations into the social work curriculum can be challenging, especially when teaching students in a region known for discrimination and prejudice toward LGBTQ+ individuals. I teach in deep East Texas, which lies behind the “Pine Curtain,”…