Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging and Sexuality/Gender Study (NHAS)

Center on Halsted

3656 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 472-6469

FORGE Transgender Aging Network

PO Box 1272
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 559-2123


1620 12th Ave #203,
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 393-3400

GRIOT Circle

P.O. Box 26451
Brooklyn, NY. 11202
(718) 246-2775

Lexington Pride Center

389 Waller Ave
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 253-3233

LGBTQIA+ Aging Project (Fenway Health)

1340 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
(857) 313-6590

Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 993-7400

Mary’s House for Older Adults, Inc.

PO Box 29561
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 269-5736

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center

315 W Court Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 271-2656

Montrose Center

401 Branard Street,
2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 529-0037


Bob Ross LGBT Senior Center
65 Laguna St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 296-8995


2200 Gravois Ave
Ste 201
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 862-4900 (ext. 500)


305 Seventh Ave,
15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 741-2247

Utah Pride Center

1380 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 539-8800

Aging with Pride: IDEA


1620 12th Ave #203,
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 393-3400


Bob Ross LGBT Senior Center
65 Laguna St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 296-8995

Washington State Equity and Diversity Project

Aging & Long-Term Care of Eastern Washington, Central Washington University’s Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, Children’s Home Society of Vancouver WA, City of Seattle’s Human Services Department, City of Seattle’s Office of the Mayor, City of Seattle’s Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Eastern Washington University, Entre Hermanos, Equal Rights Washington, EWU Pride Center, Family Support/Triple Point, Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center, Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center, Gender Justice League, GenPRIDE, GLSEN Washington State, Greater Seattle Business Association, Ingersoll Center, Lifelong, Pierce County AIDS Foundation, Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network, SAGE Olympia, Seattle & King County’s Public Health Departments, Seattle Counseling Service, Skagit Valley College Student Club, Spokane Falls Community College, Tacoma Older LGBT, The Queer Resource Center, Three Rivers Coalition, UW School of Social Work, UW School of Nursing, UW School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine, UW’s Queer Center, UW Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, UW School of Social Work & Criminal Justice Tacoma, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Washington State University’s Child, Youth, and Family Behavioral Health Section, WA State Department of Social and Health Services, WA State Health Care Authority, WA State Long-term Care Ombudsman Program, Western Washington University, Whitman College, Whitworth University, Youth Eastside Services. UW Collaborators: School of Nursing; School of Medicine, Professor, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, School of Social Work & Criminal Justice, Tacoma, Goldsen Institute Population Health Division.

Global Pride Network

Brian resized

Brian de Vries


Professor Emeritus, Gerontology, San Francisco State University. Adjunct professor, Gerontology, Simon Fraser University.
Main Research Areas: LGBT Aging, end of life issues, social relationships
Biography: Brian de Vries, Ph.D. received his doctorate in life-span developmental psychology from the University of British Columbia in 1988, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California. He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). Dr. de Vries served on the Institute of Medicine’s Board on the Health of Select Populations Committee producing The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding (2011). Dr. de Vries is former editor of Sexuality Research and Social Policy (2007-2011) and a former associate editor of The International Journal of Aging and Human Development (2000-2006) and LGBT Health (2013-2015). He has guest edited an additional six journals. In addition, he has edited (or co-edited) five books, including Kinship Bereavement in Later Life (1997), End of Life Issues (1999), Narrative Gerontology (2001), Gay and Lesbian Aging (2004) and Community-Based Research in LGBT Aging (2015); he has authored or co-authored over 125 journal articles, book chapters and professional publications; he has given over 200 presentations to professional audiences on the social and psychological well-being of midlife and older LGBT persons, bereavement, and life stories. His research has been funded by several grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Ford Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Frailty Network, among other foundations and granting agencies
Selected Works:
de Vries, B., Gutman, G., Humble, A., Gahagan, J., Chamberland, L., Aubert, P., Fast, J., & Mock, S. (2019). End-of-Life preparations among LGBT older Canadians: The missing conversations. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 88(4), 358-379.
de Vries, B. (2015). Stigma and LGBT aging: Negative and positive marginality. In N. Orel and C. Fruhauf (Eds.), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender older adults and their families: Current research and clinical applications (pp. 55-71). Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press.
Carlos Eduardo Henning

Carlos Eduardo Henning

(He/Him, They/Them)

Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Main Research Areas: Cultural Anthropology, Gerontology, Aging, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Intergenerational Studies Biography: Carlos Eduardo Henning is an anthropologist and Associate Professor at the Social Sciences Faculty (FCS) and the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology (PPGAS) at the Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Brazil. Henning was a visiting scholar at UC Santa Cruz (2011–2012) and at Columbia University (2019). Currently, his research interests include LGBTIQ Gerontology and the transnational process of biopolitical constitution of new subjects, more specifically LGBTIQ elders. His broader work addresses issues on gender, sexuality, old age, generation, life course, urban studies, and queer anthropology. Selected Works: Henning, Carlos Eduardo. 2020. LGBTI Resistance in contemporary Brazil. Hot Spots, Fieldsights, Cultural Anthropology. January 28. Henning, Carlos Eduardo. 2016. Is old age always already heterosexual and cisgender? The LGBT Gerontology and the formation of the LGBT elders. Vibrant – Virtual Brazilian Anthropology, v. 13, n.1. January to June. Brasília, ABA.
Claudio Di Lorito

Claudio Di Lorito


University of Nottingham, UK
Main Research Areas: LGBT social and health care, dementia in LGBT communities Biography: Dr Claudio Di Lorito is a Research Fellow in the School of Medicine of the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom: He holds a Ph.D. in Psychiatry from the University of Nottingham, a Master of Science in Mental Health Studies from King’s College, London and two Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, one from Italy and one from City University of New York, USA. His research interests focus on health and social care of LGBTQIA+ communities affected by dementia and sports and exercise in dementia. He is currently collaborating with international researchers and LGBTQIA+ organisations to develop training for staff supporting people living with dementia from the LGBTQIA+ communities: Claudio has an established track record of Patient and Public Involvement in research. He has been awarded the INTERDEM publication prize in 2021 for a methodology paper on PPI in research, and the 2022 Policy and Engagement Award from the University of Nottingham. Claudio is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters: He currently acts as Associate Editor of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease:
No Photo

Cuauhtémoc Sánchez Vega


Biography: Psychology Graduate degree at UNAM. Master at Sexuality and Gender. Master at Education and teachers formation. Diplomas about HIV & AIDS, Sexual Transmited Infections, Crisis intervention, Thanatology, Abilities for life, Aging and Old age. I have worked with Health and Education Institutions across the country. And now I´m coordinator of a Master program of Sexuality in 3 states of the country. And a Diploma program about psychogerontology. Selected Works: Sánchez, V.C. (2019). Capítulo 16. Escala de actitudes y creencias en torno a la sexualidad de mujeres y hombres envejecidos. En Ma. Alonso Reyes, Montero-López Lena y Montes de Oca Zavala, (coord.). Desafíos en la vejez: salud, empleo y población. UNAM. Secretaría de Desarrollo Institucional. Sánchez, V. y Tinajero, M. (2019). Capítulo 9. Acumulación de la violencia basada en género en el curso de vida de mujeres envejecidas. En Montero-López Lena, Alonso Reyes y Sánchez Vega (coord.). Miradas de la vejez: calidad de vida, identidad, violencia y trabajo. UNAM. Secretaría de Desarrollo Institucional. Sánchez Vega, C. (2018). Potencialidades Sexuales: Marco teórico de la sexualidad en la vejez. En Guerrero Castañeda. (Coordinador). El adulto mayor en la contemporaneidad. (pp. 109-125). Guadalajara, Jalisco. México. Amaya Editores.
No Photo

Henrique Pereira


University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Main Research Areas: Sexual Minorities, Mental Health, Aging Biography: Henrique Pereira holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Nova University of Lisbon (Portugal) and a Master’s Degree in Health Psychology. He is currently an associate professor at the Department of Psychology and Education of the University of Beira Interior and member of the CICS Research Centre (University of Beira Interior, Portugal) and CIDESD (Research Center in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development). Selected Works: Batista, I., & Pereira, H. (2020). Mental health, resilience and HIV in older gay and bisexual men. Educational Gerontology, 46(9), 525-539. Pereira, H., de Vries, B., Serrano, J. P., Afonso., R. M., Esgalhado, G. & Monteiro, S. (2020). Depression and Quality of Life in Older Gay and Bisexual Men in Spain and Portugal. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 91(2), 198-213. Pereira, H., de Vries, B., Serzedelo, A., Serrano, J. P., Afonso., R. M., Esgalhado, G. & Monteiro, S. (2019). Growing Older Out of the Closet: A Descriptive study of Older LGB Persons Living in Lisbon, Portugal. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 88(4), 422-439.
No Photo

Jacqueline Gahagan


Dalhousie University, Canada
Main Research Areas: health equity, health promotion, health policy, queer heath, housing, aging, access to primary care, gender-based analysis, sociology Biography: Jacqueline Gahagan, PhD, is a full professor and a medical sociologist working in the areas of mixed methods health promotion and health policy research. Specifically, Dr. Gahagan uses gender-based and intersectional analyses to understand the impacts of health promotion interventions aimed at addressing health inequities faced by marginalized populations, including LGBTQ populations and populations affected by HIV, HCV and other STBBIs. Dr. Gahagan is the Co-Director of the Atlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network: Social Behavioral Aspects of HIV and HCV (AIRN) which is an Atlantic regional network of over 250 researchers, policy makers, and community-based service providers. Dr. Gahagan will assist with data analysis and will use the AIRN network to help with recruitment and knowledge translation on the current research project. Selected Works: Findings of our SSHRC-funded Older LGBT Canadians and Housing Study can be found here: Bryson, M., Rail, G., Taylor, E., Boschman, L., Hart, T., Gahagan, J., & Ristock, J. (2020). Chorégraphies difficiles dans les « Marges du cancer ». Minorités sexuelles et/ou genrées et incommensurabilité des savoirs biographiques et biomédicaux. In A. Alexandrin & A. Meidani (Eds.), Cancers, masculinités, féminités. Toulouse: Éditions Érès. Subirana-Malaret, M*., Gahagan, J., & Parker, R. (2019). Intersectionality and sex and gender-based analyses as promising approaches in addressing intimate partner violence treatment programs among LGBT couples: A scoping review. Cogent Social Sciences, 5:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2019.1644982 Gahagan, J., & Subriana-Malaret, M. (2018). Improving pathways to primary health care among LGBTQ populations and health care providers: Key findings from Nova Scotia, Canada. International Journal for Equity in Health. 17(76).