a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

Home Sweet home for our LGBT Seniors

For our LGBT Seniors, a Home Sweet Home By: Terri Clark, Consortium Member http://www.widener.edu/academics/schools/shsp/hss/sex_aging/members/clark.aspx  The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, just got a little more LGBT friendly this November, as the ground breaking ceremony was held for construction on a six-story affordable housing building that will feature 56 one-bedroom units, with a 5,000... Read more...

Consortium to Make a Splash at National Sex Ed Conference

It started with a single workshop by Consortium founder Peggy Brick several years ago, and this year, sexuality and aging will be addressed in four sessions at the 2012 National Sex Ed Conference, Nov. 28-30, in Somerset NJ. Six Consortium members will present at the conference, including conference co-chair Susan Milstein and host Bill Taverner,  executive director of the Center for Family Life Education, which... Read more...

Talking about Sex at a Senior Education Fair

Terri Clark, MPH, CHES I was delighted to represent the Consortium while facilitating two sexuality workshops during a recent Senior Education Fair hosted by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. Turn out was terrific, with nearly a dozen people at each session engaging in lively, spirited, and honest conversation. The goal of the workshop was to create a safe, supportive and educational space for seniors to talk... Read more...

“Generation Silent” Live Stream Documentary Starts Nov. 20

Starting Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, you can view the documentary “Generation Silent” on your home computer, for free.  This excellent film details the struggles of LGBT adults in elder-care facilities. Watch the trailer. From the film company’s website: “Gen Silent is the critically-acclaimed documentary from filmmaker Stu Maddux (Bob and Jack’s 52-Year Adventure, Trip to Hell and Back)... Read more...

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