In partnership with AARP, we are creating content about those who give and receive care in the LGBTQ+ community. Caring for Community: Serving the generation who paved the way, will answer the question of what caregiving looks like to the LGBTQ+ community. 

Caring for Community is a unique series focused on the challenges and triumphs of giving and receiving care in the LGBTQ+ community. These stories have been created through a strategic partnership between AARP and News is Out.

The value of affirming caregiving for LGBTQ+ elders

Found families are one of the most treasured touchstones of the LGBTQ+ community. It is within these circles of friends who evolve into family that we find unconditional support, meaningful companionship and genuine belonging. As we continue to age, there’s an added role that the members of our found families may take on: that of…

Philly’s queer running groups build community with LGBTQ+ seniors

To create a more inclusive, accepting running environment for LGBTQ+ folks in Philly, Cain Leathers started the running group Queer Run in April 2022. Leathers was motivated by some patterns of discrimination he noticed while working in the athletics industry, so he took a break to run across Pennsylvania to raise money for the Trevor…

SF was at the epicenter of lesbians helping gay men during AIDS crisis

This article is part of News is Out’s Caring for Community series, which is focused on the challenges and triumphs of giving and receiving care in the LGBTQ+ community. These stories have been created through a strategic partnership between AARP and News is Out. When Leslie Ewing walked into Daddy’s, a Castro gay bar, in the mid-1990s…

When LGBTQ+ siblings are called to take care of aging parents

This article is part of News is Out’s Caring for Community series, which is focused on the challenges and triumphs of giving and receiving care in the LGBTQ+ community. These stories have been created through a strategic partnership between AARP and News is Out. There is no greater gift one can give than to care for an…

Caring for Community is a unique series focused on the challenges and triumphs of giving and receiving care in the LGBTQ+ community. These stories have been created through a strategic partnership between AARP and News is Out.

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