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DEADLINES extended to Dec 15 and Dec 31.

Two Important Surveys – Please take a few minutes to help our community!

PCOA ( Pima Council on Aging) and SASP (us!) are doing two surveys towards improving our community’s services:

  • Southern AZ Senior Pride’s Survey in Support of Neighbors’ Care Alliance. Deadline: Dec 15, 2016.
  • PCOA’s Survey of Adults 60 and Older. Deadline: Dec 31, 2016.

Please take a few minutes to complete them before Dec 15th and Dec 31st. Thank you!   »LEARN MORE and go to the surveys

December 8, 1:30-3pm

LBTQ Grief Group Starting Dec. 8

This weekly support group, meeting for the first time on Thursday, December 8, is for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer women 18 years of age and older who are looking for an accepting space in which to share about loss.
»More info…

December 10, 2016

PFLAG & SENIOR PRIDE HOLIDAY POTLUCK

SAVE THIS DATE!
SAT, Dec 10, 2016, noon-3pm
PFLAG & SENIOR PRIDE HOLIDAY POTLUCK

PFLAG will provide main meat dishes.
Vegans, please feel free to bring and introduce us to humane entrees!
Everyone else please bring side dishes and desserts, etc.
There is NO COST.

Cornerstone Fellowship Hall
2902 N. Geronimo
(and Laguna…near First Ave. and Glenn)

Lovely celebration! Amazing food! JOIN US!

December 13, 2016

SASP General Meeting

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016, 2-3pm
Speaker: LaDon Sawyer the Director of St. Lukes Home
Himmel Park Library

1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)
Southern Arizona Senior Pride (SASP) meetings are open to everyone, are wheelchair accessible and always feature interesting speakers. More info: 520-312-8923 or email us

December 17, 2016

Elder Circles: The Wisdom Journey for LGBTQI Elders

Elder Circles are facilitated discussion groups that meet once a month (every 3rd Saturday) on a drop-in basis to discuss important topics and share stories. Each Elder Circle focuses on one of four components: life review, life repair, what is my contribution and mentoring. The facilitator is trained and culturally responsive.
Join us Sat, Dec 17 at Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall!
»More info…

What is the AQA?

The Arizona Queer Archives (AQA) is a collecting archives that receives collections and documents communities. The AQA is directed by Jamie A. Lee, Ph.D., and is housed at the UA Institute for LGBT Studies. The AQA is available as a site of scholarly and community research by appointment. Some collections are available for community display. »LEARN MORE

8 Interviews in Tucson’s Elder LGBT Communities

“Aging with Pride” by Penelope Starr

Death and dying is a taboo subject. Add to that the invisibility of being an elder lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person and there is a lot to NOT talk about. What are the special problems this marginalized class of people might face and how are their needs being addressed? Penelope Starr has written an excellent paper that includes 8 interviews from Tucson’s LGBT elder community.

»Read “Aging with Pride” by Penelope Starr…