Sunday, December 3, 2017

Why Ageism Never Gets Old

Tad Friend's story in The New Yorker reminds us of the difficulties we have fighting against the stigma of old age and why, perhaps, we will never win this fight. "The prejudice is an ancient habit, but new forces—in Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and beyond—have restored its youthful vitality."

Friday, December 1, 2017

Why a Generation in Japan Is Facing a Lonely Death

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Born Before Stonewall

Judith Hoch Wray (left) and Donna Prince have built a good life in Indianapolis, and persevere through financial and medical setbacks. Says Donna: “When I can’t see where the next point of light is, Judith says, ‘It’ll be OK. We’ll just take it a day at a time.’” Photo by Heather.

This month marks the 48th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, a defining moment in the struggle for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender equality. LGBTQ Americans still face isolation and discrimination. But we in the Baby Boom are also helping redefine what it means to grow older.

Barry Yeoman writes this excellent piece of journalism:

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Housing for LGBT Older Adults - AARP

Housing for LGBT Older Adults - AARP: Older adults who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender often age alone. As the first generation to be open about their sexuality and united around the gay rights movement, many are estranged from family and never had or have lost partners.

Thursday, September 29, 2016