Philosopher's Zone

LGBT elders, isolation and loneliness

av Philosopher's Zone | Publicerades 3/22/2020

As LGBT people grow old, they can become particularly vulnerable to social isolation and loneliness. Simone de Beauvoir had a keen appreciation of the challenges of ageing – “old age exposes the failure of our entire civilisation” – so can we find resources in her brand of existentialism that address some of the issues raised by LGBT elders?

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