Would the prospect of your or your partner's prolonged illness leave your finances or housing vulnerable? Share using email. Anson documents his difficult journey in his new book, " Mind Your Own Life ", which began as a memoir and evolved into a book about self-acceptance.
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Until the federal government recognizes same-sex marriages, gay and lesbian couples should continue to assume that none of the federal benefits for heterosexual couples convey for their relationship — and they should plan accordingly. Being coupled, gay and unhappy. You are leaving AARP. Manage your email preferences and tell us which topics interest you so that we can prioritize the information you receive.
In the meantime, please feel free to search for ways to make a difference in your community at www. Despite creating families of choice and other support networks, many LGBT older people still experience high rates of social isolation.
Later I learned to label "fag" or "sissy" anyone who displayed anything but typical "male" behavior.
Focus on what you've gained — rich experiences, accomplishments, survivor skills and wisdom. In his efforts to become the man he thought he should be, he married a woman, had two kids and tried to suppress his true self. You should meet with an attorney to update or complete your estate documents properly.
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