Three gay seniors navigate the adventures, challenges and surprises of life and love in their golden years. These are no ordinary senior citizens though. They are go-go booted bar-hoppers, love struck activists, troublemaking baton twirlers, late night Internet cruisers, seasoned renegades, and bold adventurers."Before You Know It" will be playing at Cinema Detroit, June 27-July … Continue reading “Before You Know It” – Great Movie about Older Adults, coming to Detroit area!
Join us on Saturday, June 21, 2014, for "Living In The Spirit Of Now," the 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit. This year's Summit will, again, be held at the MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. Registration is free of charge and will include complimentary breakfast and lunch. Register today at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbt-older-adult-summit-2014-tickets-11367156471?aff=eac2 … Continue reading Register Now For The 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit June 21, 2014
At a recent senior services visioning meeting for the City of Thousand Oaks, our table group came up with our future vision: “A community that provides easy-to-navigate and ongoing support of quality of life throughout the aging process.”I think about this vision a lot as it pertains to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors.Today’s LGBT elders … Continue reading The Other Side of 50
The day after Sean Dorsey's very first dance at dance school, the school's director "informed me that my work, quote, 'made people very uncomfortable.'" This, despite the fact that "immediately after the performance, I got all kinds of love and praise from local choreographers and dancers and all these people, most of whom were straight." … Continue reading Moving Tribute: Sean Dorsey Dance marks D.C. debut by honoring LGBT elders
Transgender is an umbrella term used to describe people whose assigned sex at birth is not fully aligned or congruent with their current gender identity or expression. Prior research has documented a high prevalence of adverse health outcomes in some transgender communities, including mental health distress and suicidality, substance use, cigarette smoking, and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Social … Continue reading Transgender Health Disparities Are Subject of New Study