Trans Elders and Elder Abuse

The public profile of the transgender and transsexual community has grown by leaps and bounds in recent decades, especially post-millenium. While statistics are hard to narrow down, more people appear to be transitioning, living openly, and talking about being trans; in a way, we are looking at a trans generation, a collection of people who […]

Failing Our Elders

Much as we live in a society where the very young are discounted and devalued, dehumanised by the very laws that supposedly protect them, we also live in a world in which our elders are equally disrespected and marginalised. Despite the fact that life expectancy is increasing, that numbers of elders are growing, their position […]