Being a member of the elder aged gay community has historically been hard, but being both gay and elderly in Texas just magnifies the issues that members of the pride community in Lubbock, Texas have to deal with often.
It’s important to have an efficient system of support in place to make sure that you have the highest quality of life as you age within the Texas based gay community.
Keep reading to learn more about some of the services that are devoted to aiding gay seniors and members of the gay community, in general, to step forward and find what they need to win as the years go by and they get older.
OUTwest Lubbock is the premiere South Plains virtual community center for (LGBTIQ) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer people. In a space this obscure, it is easy for people to stand out as well as find common ground within a community. OUTwest is the place for those to speak out, take notice and become active in promoting diversity which includes but is not limited to: race, class, gender, age, ability and sexual identity.
LubbockPRIDE is a private civic organization that consists of representatives of the LGBT community working to build a stronger, safer, and more diverse city through civic, cultural, and educational events. Lubbock Pride is a positive representation of the LGBT community within the City of Lubbock and represents the city and the surrounding area in a dignified manner.
The Annual Lubbock LGBTQ Pride festival typically takes place in the fall. Lubbock pride is a family friendly event.
The CenterLink Directory of LGBT Community Centers is the website for gay, Texas seniors who want to access a central directory of just about anything of interest and utility to the gay community in this part of Texas.
Make sure that you visit this critical resource guide to make sure you find the information about vital resources for the Texas' gay community, and especially the gay senior community.
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