Policy Implications of Ageing Sexualities

  title={Policy Implications of Ageing Sexualities},
  author={Brian Heaphy and Andrew Yip},
This article aims to open up debate on the policy implications of ageing sexualities. The article begins by discussing the heteronormative perspective that frames current discourse on older people’s needs and citizenship. It then presents data from an empirical study to highlight the concerns that older lesbians and gay men have about housing, health and social service provision, work and job security, and relationship recognition. The article illustrates how the heterosexual assumption that… CONTINUE READING