gay seniors

What To Do When You’re Gay, Old, and Don’t Trust the Health Care Industry

Know what sucks? When you spend your younger years fighting for gay rights and just trying to survive as a homo in the early 20th century, then grow up to discover your body isn’t as strong as it once was — and are too fearful of America’s discriminatory health care industry that you end up dying alone instead of seeking help. From director Stu Maddux comes Gen Silent, shining a light on an altogether neglected segment of GLBTs: Seniors, many of them without kids to care for them in their older years, who were taught to run from hospitals, not to them.

(Thanks, Sarah!)