a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

How do you talk about Orlando?

In the aftermath of the terrible massacre of mostly young LGBTQ individuals celebrating life at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, we wanted to share something personal with all of you.  One of our members, Joan Garrity, and her co-facilitator in HIV counseling training, Christopher Camp, received this email from Shane Bryan, a young gay man and Assistant Director of the Student Outreach Resource Center at Johns... Read more...

How about aging and kink.

Let’s heat up the story about aging and sexuality.  Many adults engage in BDSM.  We all know that.  And as they age, they don’t just become ‘vanilla’ even as aging changes the body.  How does aging change the sexual experience?  What are the benefits of kink in later life and what are the challenges?  Tell us what kink is like in later life. On August 4th, you can learn more about this and many other topics when... Read more...

What do you love about sex in later life?

Let’s stir up the aging and sexuality story.  Older adults are often seen as ‘all dried up’ or ‘over the hill’ yet we know that many older adults are still having sex until their later years.  Tell us what you love about sex in later life. On August 4th, you can learn more about the aging and sexuality story.  Attend the  Sexuality and Aging Training Institute, a pre-conference at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom... Read more...

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