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July-August 2012

Grandma’s bedroom secrets

Alex Colgan

Behind closed doors in nursing homes across the country, thousands of seniors are denied sex—and some are even chastised for holding hands. Lesbian, gay, and transgender seniors face ridicule and hostility. Why advocates, residents, and staff are mad as hell and fighting for change   “How can somebody be like that?” The words wafted down […] More »