Browse “LGBTQIA+”

“Unboxed” LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project

Articles and Blog Posts

This program announcement describes “Unboxed,” the Denver Public Library’s LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project. Held during 2020-2021, during the pandemic, “Unboxed” brought together older adults identifying at LGBTQ+ with teen-agers who also identified as …

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A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older: Loneliness and Social Connections

Reports

In 2018 AARP commissioned “A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older: Loneliness and Social Connections.” Among the findings was a startling statistic: 1/3 of US adults ages 45 and over feel lonely. Other facts, …

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Celebrating Intergenerational Diversity

Reports

An evaluation of three projects working with younger and older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people This article discusses and evaluates three programs carried out in 2011 by Age UK that aimed “to promote solidarity …

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Embrace Aging!

Articles and Blog Posts

Denver Public Library offers multiple services and programs for older adults, ranging from financial planning assistance and mindfulness programs to special programs for LGBTQ+ Older Adults. The “Embrace Aging!” blog is curated by Amy DelPo, …

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Innovative “School of Drag” Event Mixes Generations and Gender Performance

Articles and Blog Posts

In May 2019, gender performers of all ages wowed local audiences at the culminating event for “School of Drag,” an innovative arts workshop series held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Tucson, AZ. …

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Older Adults Celebrate LGBT Identity, Pride in Art Exhibit, Book

Articles and Blog Posts

This article examines “Not Another Second” a joint project of Watermark Communities and Sage, the oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people. “Not Another Second” stands for the collective time in …

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Queering Community Through Intergenerational Arts Experiences in the Museum.

Articles and Blog Posts

“Stay Gold” is an intergenerational arts program for LGBTQIA+ people, that the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson has offered for several years. In this article the three individuals who contributed to the design and implementation …

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School of Drag at MOCA Tucson

Case Studies

After intentional efforts to understand the diverse needs, perspectives and experiences of older adults, MOCA Tucson developed creative aging workshop series that pushed boundaries, took risks and combat antiquated and ageist ideas of what older …

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School of Drag Attracts Intergenerational Performers

Articles and Blog Posts

“School of Drag,” a creative aging program collaboration between the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, AZ (MOCA) and Fluxx Productions, is a 10-week workshop series that invites 55+ LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, …

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Stay Gold: An Intergenerational LGBTQIA+ Arts Program

Books and Chapters

This chapter in a museum education reference work is an in-depth study of “Stay Gold: An Intergenerational LGBTQIA+ Arts Program” offered in 2020-2021 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson AZ (MOCA Tucson). The …

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