Bil Browning

Gay & Lesbian Seniors Give Advise to Gaybies

Filed By Bil Browning | February 18, 2015 2:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: advise for LGBT people, advise from seniors, LGBT seniors, senior citizens

Too often, seniors are ignored by our youth-obsessed culture and in the LGBT community - especially the gay and lesbians circles - LGBT seniors are dismissed as ancient beings who come from a bygone era. What if we listened to them instead of disregarding the wisdom they learned the hard way?

While this video of gay and lesbian seniors giving advise to the younger generation of queers could definitely use some trans* folk in the mix, the sheer beauty of their stories lets it rise above that shortcoming. Hopefully there will be another video focused specifically on tran* people; I'd watch that in a heartbeat.

"I would say the same thing to all of us. That our queerness, that thing that sets us apart, that can cause us to feel unwanted, unloved, rejected, and alone in the world, is a gift."

Indeed.

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