As attitudes and awareness about the LGBT community come full circle around the country, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are finding they now have more choices when it comes to living out their silver years in a senior living community. It wasn't that long ago that many would have been turned away as a matter of policy, rejected by staff, or made to feel unwelcome in their own would-be homes. Happily, things are changing. Today, there are many LGBT-friendly senior communities popping up all around the country. Fifteen of the most vibrant, thriving communities are highlighted below.
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Kacala winterparty. Hi-res photos from Winter Party Festival are available to download here. The Festival has evolved into a week-long series of events, taking place on Miami Beach and benefiting the LGBTQ community, both locally and nationally. This year, the Winter Party Festival featured dozens of events, from cocktail parties, to stage shows, to health advocacy programs — drawing more than 10, attendees over six days. We are truly grateful for another successful, and fun, Winter Party Festival.
Miami has had a gay nightlife scene as early as the s. From then on, it would be a rollercoaster of ups and downs, filled with progress, failure, celebrations, and heartbreak in Miami LGBT history, leading to our current status as a gay mecca that attracts more than 1 million LGBT visitors a year. A place with its own chamber of commerce dedicated to the queer community since , and where Art Smith hosted and officiated a mass gay wedding for more than two dozen couples this past February.