Aging gays, lesbians find challenges in assisted-living centers

Beverly Taylor, 81, and Edie Brown, 77, have been together for 37 years. The same-sex couple married in Canada in 2005. "Everybody hopes to age in place, but when something happens to one of us, it's going to be very difficult to stay here," Brown said of their Ventura double-wide mobile home. They feel certain Brown's sister … Continue reading Aging gays, lesbians find challenges in assisted-living centers

Award-Winning Film “Gen Silent” Streams Free Through December 2012

What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person feeding you put down the spoon and said that you are going to hell unless you change your sexual preference?  Sound absurd?  Social workers around the world say  it’s happening every day.  Gen Silent is the critically-acclaimed documentary from filmmaker Stu … Continue reading Award-Winning Film “Gen Silent” Streams Free Through December 2012

Housing the Invisible: Finding Homes for LGBT Seniors

TANVEER ALI | NOV 12, 2012 Roger Byers, 68, is poised to do something that would've been unthinkable for someone like him just a few years ago. Byers grew up among a generation of gay men who fought for every right and scrap of acceptance. Now, he plans on marrying the love of his life and settling … Continue reading Housing the Invisible: Finding Homes for LGBT Seniors

LGBT Aging Documentary, “Gen Silent” Streams Free Until August 26th!

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary, Gen Silent, can be viewed for free, online from Friday, August 17th through Sunday, August 26th at gensilent.com Here's what people are saying about Gen Silent: “It’s just so compelling. You need tissues to watch this. –US Asst. Sec. of Aging Kathy Greenlee   "One of the most important LGBTQ documentaries to come … Continue reading LGBT Aging Documentary, “Gen Silent” Streams Free Until August 26th!