Understand important health issues for gay men and men who have sex with men — from sexually transmitted infections to depression — and get tips for taking charge of your health. All men face certain health risks. However, gay men and men who have sex with men have some specific health concerns. Although your individual risks are shaped by many factors beyond your sexual orientation and practices — including family history and age — it's important to understand common health issues for gay men and steps you can take to stay healthy.
When I'm Old and Gay
SAGE – Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders
As the queer community gains visibility and acceptance, spaces have opened up for romantic relationships and friendships to grow among queer men across the generation gap. In this new video from Logo TV, young and older gay-identifying men talk about their experiences with cross-generational relationships, as well as what they've come to look for in these encounters. The perspectives among this group of men are varied. Some of the younger men explain the rise of these kind of relationships as tied to the "daddy" culture now permeating the queer community. On the other hand, one older man said that he never hits on younger gay men because he doesn't want to be perceived as a predator. The one major take-away from this video? There are a million different ways to have a relationship, especially with stigma surrounding "May-December Romances" becoming less common.
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Liberty demystifies death, dispels misinformation about age and sexual orientation and reminds us that life is worth living, even worth celebrating. How do we approach our own aging, and the notion of mortality? What gives us will to create, to achieve, and even to live at all, as our bodies and minds deteriorate? One of the most outspoken and controversial figures in contemporary gay America, this complicated man is known simultaneously as egotistic and selfless, angry and inspiring, rude and caring. To his admirers, Kramer is a prophet whose early warnings to the gay community about promiscuity and AIDS now read as eerily prescient.
Armed forces. These are the voices explaining what it has been like to be a gay man 1 in the American military over the previous seventy or so years, from World War II veterans in their late eighties to young servicemen on active duty. How we got here: In , many people thought that the discrimination was nearly over. This was presented as a kind of victory for the forces of progress—you were no longer excluded from serving—but it could instead be seen as solidifying discrimination.