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

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Kim Wilson


University of Guelph, Canada

Magdalena Mijas


Jagiellonian University, Poland
Main Research Areas: LGBTQ+ health, stigma and health, sexual health Biography: Magdalena Mijas is a psychologist specializing in the fields of LGBTQ and health psychology. She is currently pursuing her PhD in the field of health sciences from Jagiellonian University Medical College. Her research focuses on minority stress, stigma and health inequalities among LGBTQ populations. She is also involved in LGBTQ rights activism in Poland and works as a counsellor supporting members of LGBTQ community in Krakow, Poland. Selected Works: Grabski, B., Mijas, M., Dora, M., Iniewicz, G. (2020). Gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. Compendium for practitioners. [in Polish]. Warsaw, Poland: PZWL. Mijas, M., Koziara, K., Galbarczyk, A., Jasienska, G. (2020). Chubby, Hairy and Fearless. Subcultural Identities and Predictors of Self-Esteem in a Sample of Polish Members of Bear Community. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12), 4439. Morison, T., Macleod, C., Lynch, I., Mijas, M., Shivakumar, S. T. (2015). Stigma Resistance in Online Childfree Communities. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 40(2), 184–198.
María Del Mar Pérez Arizabaleta

María del Mar Pérez Arizabaleta


Antonio Nariño University, Colombia
Main Research Areas: Mental Health / Salud Mental. Trans women/ Mujer Trans. Sexual Diversity / Diversidad Sexual. Qualitative Research / Investigación cualitativa Biography: María Del Mar Pérez Arizabaleta is a Colombian psychologist specializing in clinical psychology with psychoanalytic orientation, and a Master in Psychology with an emphasis on research. She is Professor and researcher at the Antonio Nariño University, where she teaches clinical psychology courses and research on sexual health with a population of Trans women and men who have sex with men from a qualitative methodology. She is a volunteer psychologist within the psychosocial team as psychological accompaniment with Trans people, of a community-based organization oriented to the claim, defense and guarantee of dignified citizenship for Trans women (Transformists, Transvestites, Transgender, Transsexuals) in the city of Cali , Colombia, called Fundación Santamaría. María Del Mar Pérez Arizabaleta, Psicóloga colombiana especialista en psicología clínica con orientación psicoanalítica, magíster en Psicología con énfasis en investigación. Profesora e investigadora de la Universidad Antonio Nariño, en donde dicto cursos de psicología clínica e investigo sobre la salud sexual con población de mujeres Trans y hombres que tienen sexo con hombres desde una metodología cualitativa. Soy psicóloga voluntaria dentro del equipo psicosocial como acompañamiento psicológico con personas Trans, de una organización de base comunitaria orientada a la reivindicación, defensa y garantía de una ciudadanía digna para las mujeres Trans (Transformistas, Travestis, Transgénero, Transexuales) en la ciudad de Cali, Colombia, denominada Fundación Santamaría. Selected Works: Pérez-Arizabaleta, M. & Orejuela, J. (2020). Sujeto, síntoma, dispositivo y terapeuta: Una mirada hacia la responsabilidad subjetiva en el campo de la salud mental. Revista Affectio Societatis, 17, (32) . DOI:
Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes


Southern Cross University, Australia
Main Research Areas: LGBTIQ+ ageing; aged care policy and practice; social work; LGBTIQ+ end of life care Biography: Mark Hughes PhD is Professor of Social Work and Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University, Australia. He has worked as a social worker in health, mental health and aged care settings in both Australia and the UK. Mark is a former Chair of Academic Board at Southern Cross University and Editor of Australian Social Work (2013-17). He has also worked as a social work academic at the University of Queensland, University of New South Wales, and Goldsmiths College London. Mark’s research interests focus on social work practice, social work with older people, and LGBTIQ+ ageing. He is currently a Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council grants: one on the production, use and impact of Australian social work research, and the other on the health disparities faced by older LGBTIQ+ Australians. Mark has collaborated widely with national and international scholars on LGBTIQ+ ageing research and was Visiting Professor at the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender at the University of Surrey in 2015. Mark first initiated research on LGBTIQ+ ageing in 2002. He has since completed projects on the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ older people, sexual identity expression in aged care, lesbian and gay people’s expectations of ageing and aged care services, end of life care for LGBTIQ+ people, and the impact of COVID-19 on LGBTIQ+ older people. Mark’s research has developed in collaboration with LGBTIQ+ communities and organisations and has focused on the practical implications for service delivery and policy reform. He is an active member of the National LGBTI Health Alliance and the LGBTI Special Interest Group of the Australian Association of Gerontology. Selected Works: Hughes, M. (2016) Loneliness and social support among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people aged 50 and over. Ageing and Society, 36(9), 1961-1981. Hughes, M. (2009) Lesbian and gay people’s concerns about ageing and accessing services. Australian Social Work, 62(2), 186-201. Hughes, M. (2008) Imagined futures and communities: older lesbian and gay people’s narratives on health and aged care. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 20(1/2), 167-86.
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Martín Winzeler

Mazhar Bhutta

Mazhar Hussain Bhutta

University Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Main Research Areas: Religion and crime, recidivism, offenders risk assessment and rehabilitation, parole and Probation, Drug offenders, female criminality Biography: I, Mazhar Hussain Bhutta have earned LLB from BZU Multan and PhD degree in Sociology under split program from Punjab University Lahore and University of Saskatchewan, (UOS) Canada. PhD research work is titled “Risk and Need Assessment of Offenders on Probation in Lahore-Pakistan”. I have a number of national and international research publications mostly related to criminal justice, prison management, criminal profiling, and offenders risk assessment and rehabilitation and probation/parole system in Pakistan. As an expert on corrections and rehabilitation of convicts/offenders and under trial prisoners in Pakistan, I have several conducted workshops and seminars for prison administrators/staff, parole/probation officers particularly at National Academy for Prison Administration (NAPA) Lahore, National Police Bureau of Pakistan, National Accountability Bureau and various academic institutions. As a teacher of sociology of crime, criminal justice and criminology, I have disseminated knowledge and expertise among officers of criminal justice agencies on modern innovations, intervention programs/strategies for rehabilitation and reclamation of prisoners, probationers and parolees. Presently, I am working as Assistant Professor of Sociology/Incharge M.Sc. Criminology Program at PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. He possesses well versed experience of teaching/research and professional contributions for more than 20 years. Being HEC approved PhD research supervisor, I have supervised 30 M. Phil Sociology/M.Sc. Criminology students and 04 PhD scholars (research under process). I have successfully completed two projects funded by HEC Pakistan. At present, as supervisor, am involved in a project on transgender people (doctoral research work). I have conducted a training workshop for administrative staff of the university titled “Indigenous on Campus Training (IOT) Program under Modern University Governance Program” funded by HEC Pakistan. I have also worked as Parliamentary Research Librarian in Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Islamabad in 2012. I have anchored several programs “Punjab Online” of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (Radio) for more than three years 2008-2011. Selected Works: Bhutta, M. H., & Wormith, J. S. (2016). An examination of a risk/needs assessment instrument and its relation to religiosity and recidivism among Probationers in a Muslim Culture. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43(2), 204-229. Bhutta, M. H., Wormith, J. S., & Zidenberg, A. M. (2019). Assessing the Relationship Between Religiosity and Recidivism Among Adult Probationers in Pakistan. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 63(5), 752-780.