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Jun 10, 2019

In this episode of Graying Rainbows, listener Midge Noble graciously shares her story of coming out later in life with an emphasis on the challenges of reconciling her Christian faith with being a Lesbian.

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May 27, 2019

In this episode of Graying Rainbows I talk with Cassandra Contave and Aisha Bonner-Cozad, two researchers who are spearheading research into LGBT+ aging at the AARP. This includes their landmark Maintaining Dignity Study, which highlighted some of the unique challenges facing LGBT+ elders. Besides social isolation many...


May 13, 2019

This episode is an interview with Anne-Marie Zanzal. Anne-Marie is an ordained minister, experienced hospital and hospice chaplain, and a mother of four. She shares her later in life coming out journey and we explore how faith can be an obstacle on this path. Anne-Marie now works with other women who are coming out...


Apr 29, 2019

This episode of Graying Rainbows features Sherrill Wayland, Director of National Programs for SAGE USA, a key advocacy group that works to improve conditions for LGBT+ elders. Problems of concern include social isolation and access to housing and healthcare. In some parts of the country LGBT+ elders are being forced...


Apr 15, 2019

This episode features writer and podcaster Eric Marcus from Making Gay History, which is a unique podcast because it features audio from original Marcus recordings did back in 1989. These recording formed the basis of his highly respected oral history Making Gay History: The Half Century Fight for Lesbian and Gay...