Research on the lives and well being of older gay men and lesbians was virtually nonexistent 30 years ago. As such, information was based principally on anecdotal evidence, myth, and stereotype. Unfortunately, this presumed knowledge was rooted in a culture of homophobia and reflected ideological beliefs that often labeled homosexuality as a form of evil, perversity, immorality; or illness.
Julia Rothman for BuzzFeed News. So I decide to wake the place up a little. The second dinner session has just let out, and the Rendezvous Lounge which is as tacky as it sounds is overflowing with lesbians.
Initially, the CLIT Collective called for lesbians to withhold their energy from straight media, which continued to define and co-opt lesbians. The Collective advocated the creation of a separate Lesbian media. The idea was further expanded to mean withdrawing from the straight world as much as possible, including straight feminists, and creating a separate Lesbian community and culture.
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Master's Thesis, University of Pittsburgh. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT older adults are a unique and vulnerable population who are largely overlooked by the gerontological literature and by aging service providers. As the number of older adults in the United States continues to grow so does the LGBT older adult population, which is expected to double from approximately three million to six million by
What we have here is all your television premiere dates for all your favorite new and returning shows. The Fall season was pretty incredible for representation — it seemed like I had to update the TV Preview every few days with a new lesbian or bisexual character popping up. Shows that took less than a one-month break between their last episode and their next episode are mentioned in bold italics, but are not given full pics and descriptions.
According to their social media PDA, at least, actors Holland Taylor age 72 and Sarah Paulson age 40are ridiculously, deeply in love. My colleague Sarah Karlan recently rounded up the sweetest tweets exchanged between the newly public couple. Not because they are gay, but because Sarah Paulson is dating the crypt keeper. Depictions of significant lesbian age differences were mostly the stuff of subculture before this year, when a number of films pushed the phenomenon into the mainstream spotlight.
Yesterday, members of the official Star Wars: The Old Republic asked developer BioWare to "rethink" its policy on filtering the words "gay" and "lesbian" from posts. The official moderator response was not exactly Star Wars: The Old Republic community manager Sean Dahlberg quieted talk of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender themes in the forthcoming MMO by writing "As I have stated before, these are terms that do not exist in Star Wars" and locking the discussion thread.