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Queering Gerontology: An Introduction

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The overall population in Western societies is aging at a faster rate than ever before. In the United States, the older gay male population is growing rapidly, mainly as a result of the aging of the ... More


“I can’t ask that!”: promoting discussion of sexuality and effective health service interactions with older non-heterosexual men

Adrian Lee

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter aims to enhance the understanding of social policy academics and practitioners with regard to the homosexuality of older men, with whom they may interact on a professional basis or write ... More


Exploring Embodied Aging and Ageism among Old Lesbians and Gay Men

Kathleen F. Slevin and Christine E. Mowery

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the intersections of bodily changes, ageism, and sexuality among old lesbians and gay men. Although not all lesbians and gay men use the same strategies as they negotiate aging, ... More


The Praxis of Queer Gerontology

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The stories of Queer Aging are infused with the creative bonds men build with other men through their sexual desire: friendships, friends with benefits, casual sex—and its contemporary version: ... More


Jimmy: “The Party Came to a Crashing End”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Jimmy is caring for his long-term partner who suffers from depression. Jimmy—a white, 71-year-old gay man—grew up on a farm and went on to pursue a law career, which took a drastic turn when a law ... More


Adam: “Age Is Just a Number; I Don’t Necessarily Put Much Stock in It”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Adam sero-converted 2 years before our interview, at the age of 54. He has encountered stigma because of his sexual orientation, HIV status, and his older age—old age in the eyes of gay male culture. ... More


Jesse: “I Am a Chameleon; I Adapt to Whatever You Throw Me Into”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Jesse describes himself as a chameleon—able to adapt to change—from childhood to mid-life. He is a 56-year-old black man who has been living with HIV since 1986. Early in his life, he and his brother ... More


Louis: “I’m Always Meeting the Underdog People”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Louis lives in the uncertainty not only of HIV, but also cancer. He has being living with HIV since 1999 (he is now 55 years old) and has learned to manage the infection. However, his liver cancer ... More


Stan: “If I’m Left, Then I Have to Be the Best Little Gay Boy Ever”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the early 1980s, Stan, 59, was working for a scientific journal in which the first papers about the then-mysterious illness (i.e., AIDS) were being published. He was at the center of the initial ... More


Robert: “I’m a Pusher and I Don’t Like to Hear the Word No”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Robert says that sometimes he does not recognize the body reflected in the mirror. He says he was leaner and handsome when younger than his present 65 years of age. He is fighting the aging of his ... More


Ramiro: “My Family Is Really My Gay Friends”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Ramiro comes from a large immigrant family. His parents came from Mexico and he was born in Chicago. He is 56 years old, HIV positive since 1998, and is in a relationship with a black man. He ... More


Charlie: “Being Older and Being by Yourself”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the age of 56, Charlie is openly gay; in good health; involved in LGBT organizations and grassroots political groups, locally and abroad, from which he has developed a large group of friends; and ... More


Anthony: “There Has to Be Something Else to This”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

“I’ve been living with HIV now since 1990… One thing that is very significant in my own personal life, with my aging syndrome is that I’ve articulated my faith. I’ve always felt a connection to ... More


Marvin: “I Learned Very Early That It’s Not Just about Being Gay”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Marvin recounts his life and his aging as shaped by larger societal forces. He speaks of racial segregation during the 1950s and 1960s, AIDS, and the 2008 financial crisis as the defining events of ... More


Grand: “I Am a Humanitarian”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Grand calls himself a “humanitarian,” yet in In the eyes of our hegemonic culture, Grand’s life exemplifies deviations. He is the father of two grown children, whom he conceived in his youth when ... More


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