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Intimacy & LGBT Older Adults: Expressing Your Emotional and Intimacy Needs as LGBTQ Older Adults

May 2018 | Jane Fleishman, Ph.D.

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This factsheet is all about sex and LGBTQ aging and the benefits and challenges that go along with expressing emotional and intimacy needs as an LGBTQ elder. When it comes to having sex, “I’ll have what she’s having” (from that great movie classic, “When Harry Met Sally”) may not be as simple as we once thought, but it is still within reach.

This article explores the importance of emotional and intimacy needs of LGBT older adults including tips and resources.


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