a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

Consortium Members Make a Difference!

By Melanie Davis, PhD, CSE and Karen Hicks, PhD, Consortium Co-Presidents We’re not even half-way through 2012, but we’re too excited to wait for an end-of-year report to share news of the many ways the Consortium and its members are making an impact on sexuality and aging. We hope you’ll be inspired in your own work and that you will consider joining or donating to the Consortium to make even... Read more...

Being Bisexual

by Terri Clark, MPH, CHES Originally published in Philadelphia Gay News, 3-12 “Old age is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. If that is the case, and many believe it to be, then aging bisexuals are truly courageous. Bisexuals (young and old) have been underrepresented in research, media and the arts. For the most part, we are merged into the discussions of gay and lesbian aging. Issues confronting older lesbians... Read more...

Senior Sex and Sexuality

by Terri Clark, MPH, CHES As published in the Philadelphia Gay News, 12-11. Closeness, intimacy and touch are lifelong needs that do not get old, even when we do. We may be graying but our sexuality evolves and changes over our life cycle. There are many facets of senior sex and sexuality. One can think of sex as what happens below the waist, and in between the legs (behaviors) vs. sexuality. Sex is also what... Read more...

Peggy Brick Named AASECT Sexuality Educator of the Year!

 We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Consortium founder and past president Peggy Brick has been named the 2012 AASECT Sexuality Educator of the Year Award.  AASECT, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, is an international professional organization, and this is a tremendous recognition of Peggy’s lifelong commitment to sexuality education and rights. Peggy... Read more...

Joan Price Wins AASECT Book Award for 2012!

We are very proud of Consortium member Joan Price, whose book, Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex, earned the 2012 AASECT Book Award. AASECT is the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and the award is very prestigious. Earlier this year, the book earned the Outstanding Self-Help Book 2012 from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.  This is Joan’s... Read more...

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