The fight for equal rights in the LGBT community has no age limit.
Source: Affordable housing to be made for LGBT seniors – Story | WNYW
Although D.C. has a higher percentage of adults who identify as gay than any of the 50 states, it has no housing developments specifically for LGBTQ seniors.
Source: Aging LGBTQ Adults Anxiously Await Planned Housing Development In D.C. | WAMU
A reception to kick off new LGBT programs for seniors will be held from this Friday at Vintage House Sonoma.
Source: Vintage House offers new LGBT programs | Sonoma Index-Tribune | Sonoma, CA
The UK series Cucumber and Banana has been adapted for American audiences and is being produced by Shonda Rhimes and Russell T Davies.
Source: Shonda Rhimes and Russell T. Davies Producing U.S. Version of Gay U.K. Dramedy ‘Cucumber and Banana’ – Towleroad
Many organizations ignored LGBT elders, or assumed their aging needs weren’t unique. Gay seniors have specific needs and issues. Read this to learn more.
Source: Smart Gay Life Resources for Gay Seniors
Getting older doesn’t come easy for many gay and bi men. We need to realize our lives don’t follow the same paths — marriage at 25, baby at 30, retirement at 65 — of our straight peers.
Source: Aging Is for Straight People | Advocate.com
Rela is no longer available in app stores and its website and Sina Weibo account have been deleted.
Source: Chinese lesbian dating app Rela shuts down – BBC News
Health and social care professionals invited to gain insight into best practice for meeting needs of older LGBT people
Source: Pioneering Chester care conference will be told ‘older people are gay too’ – Chester Chronicle
According to Cecilia Hardacker, director of education at Howard Brown Health, the largest stumbling block impeding the social-, economic- and political-progress of LGBT older adults is invisibility.
Source: 1315 – OUTAging summit pinpoints challenges faced by LGBT seniors – Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive – Windy City Times
Despite recent advances, past discrimination still is taking a toll on the 2.7 million LGBT Americans over age 50.
Source: Report: Lifetime Of Discrimination Taking Toll On Older LGBT Adults | The UpTake
How the LGBTQ community transitions into the golden years.
Source: My Alternative Lifestyle: The Golden Lesbian Years
When someone in their 70s comes out as gay, especially a famous someone like singer Barry Manilow, the first question is always, what took so long? But there are very good reasons.
Source: Why It Took Barry Manilow So Long to Come Out – The Daily Beast
Former priest Philip Clements, of Eastry, Kent, says he could only ‘be himself’ after retiring from the church aged 60 and embarking on his first relationship with Florin Marin.
Source: Former vicar to wed gay partner 54 years his junior | Daily Mail Online
Everyone is on their own journey to be their true self. While some of us put up our own barriers to living authentically, sadly, others face a society that is unaccepting of those who want live as they choose.
Source: 90-Year-Old World War II Vet Comes Out As Transgender | GOOD
Christmas is a difficult time of year for 80-year-old Robert Brewster, since most of his friends are “gone now,” but he cherishes his recent friendship with 34-year-old Jaime Davila.
Source: Gay Senior Cherishes Gift of Friendship on Christmas – NBC News
A report from the CDC finds the number of centenarians has increased 44 percent in the last decade and a half, thanks to modern medicine.
Source: More Americans Living Past 100, Thanks to Modern Medicine
Before You Know It, opening this weekend in New York City, peeks in on the everyday interactions of three individuals who are enjoying the third trimester of their lives. It just so happens that these men are gay, and leading fabulous lives of their… Read
Source: New Documentary ‘Before You Know It’ Takes A Look At The Senior Gay Community: VIDEO – Towleroad
Despite what has traditionally been regarded as a macho culture, Argentina has been viewed in recent years as a leader on gay rights issues in Latin America.
Source: ‘Open Door’ spells freedom for gay senior citizens – CNN.com