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    Judy Bowenwiener: The Transgender Activist Who Inspired The Stonewall Generations Study

    Judy Bowenwiener: The Transgender Activist Who Inspired The Stonewall Generations Study

    By Jason Flatt, Ph.D., M.P.H.– Judy Bowenwiener is an 80-year-old self-proclaimed “Equality-For-All activist” who has dedicated her life to advocating for the LGBTQIA+ community and driving change for the inclusion…

    Two Personalities in Sport Sedans

    Two Personalities in Sport Sedans

    By Philip Ruth– So, I canceled my Castro gym membership. With 25 years between us, it felt like a front-page breakup.  Quitting the gym is unheard-of for a longtime single…

    Tom Nolan: Recipient of the 2024 Openhouse Adelman/ Gurevitch Founders Award

    Tom Nolan: Recipient of the 2024 Openhouse Adelman/ Gurevitch Founders Award

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– It is spring and time for the Openhouse annual Spring Fling event, and with it, the presentation of the Openhouse Adelman/Gurevitch Founders Award to acknowledge individuals who have made…

    L.A. Walker: Championing LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Dementia Care

    L.A. Walker: Championing LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Dementia Care

    By Jason D. Flatt, PhD, MPH– I first encountered the artist and now a trusted friend, L.A. Walker, at an LGBTQ+ business meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our connection was…

    The Alvin H. Baum, Jr, Memorial Lecture Series

    The Alvin H. Baum, Jr, Memorial Lecture Series

    By Mike Shriver– The truth is, I miss Al. Three years ago, we lost a giant in the LGBTQIA+ and Jewish communities. Al Baum, Jr., was a philanthropist, a pioneer,…

    The Maitri Affirmation Center Is Part of a Growing Continuum of Care for the Transgender Community

    The Maitri Affirmation Center Is Part of a Growing Continuum of Care for the Transgender Community

    By Michael Armentrout– Eighteen-year-old Oli was in crisis. He’d spent his savings on getting his top surgery and a flight to San Francisco from Alabama. But a few months before…

    Focus Groups Maximize Diverse Voices in California’s Landmark Study on LGBTQIA+ Mid-Life and Older Adults

    Focus Groups Maximize Diverse Voices in California’s Landmark Study on LGBTQIA+ Mid-Life and Older Adults

    By Dr. Angie Perone, PhD, JD, MSW, MA– California is embarking on a landmark study of LGBTQIA+ mid-life and older adults throughout the state. This study will provide much-needed information…

    LGBTQIA+ Older Adults in California

    LGBTQIA+ Older Adults in California

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– We are at a critical moment that will impact the health and well-being of our community for generations to come. The California Department of Aging, in partnership with…

    First-Ever Statewide Survey of Mid-Life and Older LGBTQ+ Californians Will Increase Visibility, Focus Resources

    First-Ever Statewide Survey of Mid-Life and Older LGBTQ+ Californians Will Increase Visibility, Focus Resources

    By David Lindeman, PhD– Older LGBTQ+ residents of California are about to benefit from the launch of a statewide survey that will highlight the challenges and experiences of this rapidly…

    A Community Approach to Research

    A Community Approach to Research

    By Kathleen Sullivan, PhD, and Jupiter Peraza– Just over a year ago, the Openhouse Executive Director asked if the California Department of Aging (CDA) would be willing to fund a…

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