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How’s your (sexual) health…

May 26, 2014
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How’s your (sexual) health…

How would you define “sexual health?” For the past two years, I have served on the Steering Committee of the National Coalition for Sexual Health. It’s a thoughtful group of professionals and activists who realized that HIV, STDs, hepatitis, teen pregnancy and sexual violence would more effectively be addressed through a shared approach to prevention…

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North Dakota only state with unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings

May 25, 2014
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North Dakota only state with unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Six couples filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in…

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Group advocates for gay seniors

October 23, 2012
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Group advocates for gay seniors

When Patrick Cronk officially came out of the closet at 28 years old, his mother, father, and six siblings shunned him. Cronk, the secretary of the Visibility Action Team and a lord archbishop, said the hardships didn’t end with his coming out. The now-57-year-old was…

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First ever gay adult daycare opens

October 23, 2012
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First ever gay adult daycare opens

With the rising rates of LGBT Baby Boomers, groups like South Florida’s SunServe have begun to offer LGBT-specific senior gay care, providing social outlets for seniors to get the care…

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Nursing homes can push gay seniors back into closet

October 23, 2012
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Nursing homes can push gay seniors back into closet

Gay and lesbian elders have lived long enough to see amazing changes: marriage rights, the rise of AIDS activism, celebrities coming out. But there is something that may drive some…

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Tough economy impacting gay retirement communities

October 23, 2012
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Tough economy impacting gay retirement communities

We’ve already reported on the hardships LGBT seniors face when not part of an embracing and supportive environment. But an article in today’s New York Times says gay retirement communities…

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