Few know the struggles of coming out like those who are gay and part of “the greatest generation,” and now a new documentary explores the issues this group faces as they reach the end of their lives.
Between persecution, poor treatment by their families, and health care professionals pushing their own beliefs onto those who require constant medical attention, it’s a complicated world to live in, even as LGBTQ rights advance nation wide.
The AARP Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Gay Community Center of Richmond, and the Richmond Triangle Players are pleased to bring the powerful documentary “Gen Silent” to RTP this weekend. Come take a glimpse into the issues plaguing older sexual-minority populations, learn something, and realize what we need to do and can do to change hearts and minds.
Sunday, June 8, 2014 | 4:00–6:00 p.m
1300 Altamont Ave, Richmond, VA 23230
Please bring canned food items to support the Fan Free Clinic Food Pantry.
NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience started out as a passion project for many involved, but has ended up as nothing short of inspiring. The project is a collaboration between Richmond Triangle Players, TheatreLAB, the Virginia Anti-Violence Project, and other members of the community. With a style described by the director, Melissa Reyford, as similar to [...]