Staying Out of the Closet in Old Age

It’s a common occurrence; decades after leaving the closet and shutting the door they thought for good, LGBTQ individuals and couples often find that they have to go back in to the closet to retire in Senior communities. Portland is one of the most LGBTQ-friendly cities in the country, but even here the number of LGBTQ-friendly senior communities is small. This article by Kaiser Health Network tells the story of several couples’ search.