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Can I Get a Job When I'm 65? And Gay?

Think you can get a job if you’re over 65 and gay?

Think again.

The subject of discrimination in the workplace has often been an issue for many folks.. 2,426 more words

Growing Old

Age doesn't define you

A co-worker sitting in the cubicle behind mind had just turned 30 and was complaining about all the things she could no longer do because of her age. 163 more words

Activism

Reality is that you have to create your own opportunity. Daphne Rubin-Vega.

It’s important to face the facts of our organised oppression so we can deal with them.

 Daphne Rubin-Vega is a Broadway star with the voice of a rock goddess, the clothes of a rave princess, and the moves of a Fly Girl, as finely summed up by the US Elle.  

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52-8 My Thoughts on Ageism

This blog post could be short. My initial thought when I first heard of ageism (well after its coining n 1969) was: Huh? How is that possible? 861 more words

Writing

Racism! Sexism! Ageism?

Racism is Not acceptable ! Sexism is Not acceptable ! Why is Ageism acceptable?

Far too often senior citizens are being ignored and or being deliberately locked out of the conversation because the conversation is restricted to new media. 162 more words

State Election

The Invisibles

I took my mom to a doctor’s appointment a couple of weeks ago. Due to her chronic illness, she tends to forget things easily so I go in the room with her. 443 more words

Paper Soup

Demand That Trevor Noah Apologize

Trevor Noah’s recent remarks on the Daily Show segment America’s Xenophobic Grandpa were outrageous and demeaning to older adults everywhere (if you have limited time, start listening at 2:00 of the 8 minute clip… 80 more words

Ageism