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LGBT Seniors Face Issues That Others Don’t by Kathy Allen
Arizona Daily Star
February 7, 2016

A moving account of issues faced by LGBT Seniors considering professional care options. Includes interviews with seniors and SAGE expert and list of resources.”It’s important that we get people trained and understanding us before we need it… When I’m at my most vulnerable is not the time I want to educate someone.” »Read article…

‘Reel in the Closet’ to be screened at community forum
Arizona Daily Star
February 2016

“It’s a very moving experience to see the films; it’s an uncovered part of our history. … We only saw people going into paddy wagons; we didn’t see the happiness that was possible.” »Read article…

Reel in the Closet
Tucson Weekly
February 2016

Stu Maddux’s film shows rich but hidden private and social lives of LGBT people in past decades through home movies found in people’s closets. »Read article…

T Q&A Interview with Kevin Maxey by Mari Herreras
Tucson Weekly
October 11, 2012

Kevin Maxey is a physician who has seen the LGBT community through many changes over the years since he helped start the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance in 1998, and started volunteering with Wingspan around the same time. In January, he saw the documentary Gen Silent, and was so moved by its story—about LGBT elderly and the need for LGBT-friendly care—that he worked with Wingspan Senior Pride (now SASP) to bring the film to Tucson… »Read article…