Philadelphia’s 1st gay-friendly senior housing complex opens

PHILADELPHIA - January 2, 2014 (WPVI) -- Today was move-in day for new residents of the John C. Anderson Apartments, Philadelphia's gay-friendly, low income, senior housing complex. It's the first apartment building of its kind in the city, and one of only a few in the nation! Michael Palumbaro is one of the first six tenants … Continue reading Philadelphia’s 1st gay-friendly senior housing complex opens

Gay and Grey: LGBT Seniors Fight Isolation with Dialogue

Senior citizens often face isolation, especially over the holidays. It’s worse for LGBT seniors. But the solution can be as simple as talking. Since 2009, the Gay and Gray Discussion Group has been hosted every other Thursday by the Madison Senior Center, a city agency. It’s one of many collaborations between the facility and Madison’s … Continue reading Gay and Grey: LGBT Seniors Fight Isolation with Dialogue

Help Prevent LGBT Older Adults From Aging Back Into the Closet.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults are pioneers who bravely pushed open the doors to coming out. It is unconscionable that many of these leaders of social justice are forced to retreat into the closet as they age. The troubling reality is that the U.S. lacks a complete understanding of the LGBT senior community … Continue reading Help Prevent LGBT Older Adults From Aging Back Into the Closet.