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How about aging and LGBTQ+ individuals?

Let’s go deeper into the story about aging and sexuality.  Many adults who have come out as LGBTQ+ face new challenges as they age.  What are those challenges?  What are the benefits?  Tell us what being LGBTQ+ is like in later life. On August 4th, you can learn more about this at one of our insightful, remarkable, and unique workshops led by Christoph White when you attend the  Sexuality and Aging Training... Read more...

What is the reality for African-American couples and aging?

What is the reality for African-American couples and aging? Let’s go deeper into the story about aging and sexuality and how African-American couples are aging.  Are you interested in the findings of a series of 15 qualitative interviews with African-American older couples who have been together for at least 25 years? On August 4th, you can learn more about this at one of our insightful, remarkable, and unique... Read more...

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...

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...

Graduation is not the end

This is the season when the graduates put on those funny caps and long gowns and we give them advice on their future jobs, careers, intellectual pursuits.  But do we ever talk to them about their future relationships or sexuality?  This year, the  Institute promises you more than pomp and circumstance.    This year, we will see more professionals in our field graduating with degrees in human sexuality, social work,... Read more...

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