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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging : research and clinical perspectives / ed. KIMMEL, Douglas ; ed. ROSE, Tara ; ed. DAVID, Steven.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2006, x, 303 p. .


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Homosexual
Sexuality
Person according to sexual orientation
Clinical approaches
Human respect
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Mots-clés secondaires : Alcohol ; Legal aspects ; Dignity ; Addictive drugs ; Right to privacy ; United States ; Women ; Grandparents ; History ; Men ; Impact ; Intervention ; Intimacy ; Civil rights ; Dwelling ; Person according to sexual orientation ; Pilot projects ; Retirement pensions ; Couple relationship ; Grandparent-grandchild relations ; Mental health ; Physical health ; Victims

Résumé :

"This volume fills a unique gap. Gerontologists seldom focus on special concerns of gay and lesbian older adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging organizations rarely address issues of aging, and the mental health field has demonstrated an ability to marginalize both aging and homosexuality. This book lays out the state of knowledge with respect to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging -- physical health, sexuality, family ties, victimization, and legal and financial concerns. The references at the end of individual chapters and the bibliographical material at the end of the book provide an invaluable resource.
For any gerontologist intrigued by the interplay of historical changes and individual aging, it is difficult to imagine a more powerful example than Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging. Evolution of attitudes toward homosexuality, the emergence of HIV/AIDS, and legal protections beginning to be afforded to same-sex relationships are all part of the changing world that has shaped and been shaped by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who are now old. " -- Margaret Gatz, professor, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California

Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 23753 ISBN / ISSN : 9780231136181
NumRec : 2375303
 

       

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