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Graying Rainbows: Coming Out LGBT+ Later in Life

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Graying Rainbows is a community that supports people of all genders and sexual identities, with a focus on the challenges of Coming Out LGBT+ Later in Life. We use interviews, history, and storytelling to connect people who are new to the Rainbow Community.

Graying Rainbows is a community that supports people of all genders and sexual identities, with a focus on the challenges of Coming Out LGBT+ Later in Life. We use interviews, history, and storytelling to connect people who are new to the Rainbow Community.
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United States

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Graying Rainbows is a community that supports people of all genders and sexual identities, with a focus on the challenges of Coming Out LGBT+ Later in Life. We use interviews, history, and storytelling to connect people who are new to the Rainbow Community.

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@GrayingR

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English


Episodes

GR 10: Carren Strock, author of "Married Women Who Love Women"

1/21/2019
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Episode 10 of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Carren Strock author of Married Women Who Love Women. Since I actually read this book back in the 90's I am looking forward to her publication of the 3rd edition. Strock shares her own journey and how it led her to write this very unusual book. Links and References: author page on AmazonMarried Women Who Love WomenTangled Ribbons Announcements: grayingrainbows@gmail.comhttp://speakpipe.com/docartemisGraying Rainbows Connect on Social...

Duration:00:35:33

GR 09 Rhodes Perry on "Belonging at Work"

1/14/2019
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This episode of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Rhodes Perry, author of Belonging At Work: Everyday Actions You Can Take to Cultivate an Inclusive Organization. Human beings are wired to be social, which means feeling like we belong is actually essential to our physical and emotional health. In this interview we discuss some of the obstacles to "Belonging at Work" and practical steps toward improvement. Rhodes also shares the Platinum Rule: Treating others like THEY want to be treated,...

Duration:00:59:01

GR 08 Nicole Rennix

1/7/2019
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In episode 8 of Graying Rainbows I talk with Nicole Rennix, who is a therapist in Napa Valley, California. Her personal story reminds us that coming out is always an ongoing process that begins with self-acceptance. I also talk briefly about my long-running podcast Brain Science and reflect on the different challenge of trying to build a Graying Rainbows community. I would love to hear what you think about this episode. Write to me at grayingrainbows@gmail.com or record voice feedback at...

Duration:00:33:18

Dr. Loren Olson on the challenges facing LGBT Elders

12/31/2018
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Episode 7 of Graying Rainbows is a discussion with the author of Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight. Loren A. Olson, MD shares more of his own story and we explore the significant challenges facing LGBT+. Some elders are going back into the closet in an effort to avoid discrimination in housing and healthcare. It is a sobering look an issue that could affect everyone. What do you think? Send email to grayingrainbows@gmail.com or leave voice feedback at...

Duration:00:41:15

GR 006 Ginger Campbell, MD shares her story

12/17/2018
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In Episode 6 of Graying Rainbows, host Dr. Ginger Campbell shares her personal story of coming out at age 60. This occurred after the unexpected death of her husband of 38 years. She also shares her hopes and dreams for Graying Rainbows. We need your feedback and suggestions. You can write to grayingrainbows@gmail.com or leave voice feedback at http://speakpipe.com/docartemis. Please visit our Facebook page and consider leaving a review in iTunes. Graying Rainbows will resume weekly...

Duration:00:13:49

GR 5 Bonnie Dye: Every Story has Twists and Turns

12/10/2018
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Graying Rainbows was conceived as a podcast community where people can share their stories of coming out LGBT+ later in life. Up until now my guests have been authors and other public figures, but website designer Bonnie Dye has graciously agreed to share her personal story as a model for other listeners. Coming Out is always an ongoing process and this principle is demonstrated by Bonnie's story. You can reach out to Bonnie via Linked In. To learn more about Graying Rainbows please visit...

Duration:00:37:18

GR 004 Rick Clemons from "Life Uncloseted"

12/3/2018
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This week's guest is Rick Clemons, host of the Life Uncloseted podcast. Rick is a life coach who works with gay men on their coming out journeys. Recently he has expanded his work to include helping people of diverse backgrounds escape from the closets that hold them back. In this episode Rick reflects on the fact that whenever one starts, the coming out journey never ends. The key is to keep moving forward and to strive to learn and grow along the way. Please consider following Graying...

Duration:00:51:27

GR 3 Erica Anderson

11/26/2018
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This week's guest Dr. Erica Anderson is an experienced psychologist who transitioned in her 50's and now helps transgender and non-binary youth in San Francisco. She shares her personal story but also helps us understand some of the current terminology including the difference between gender and sexuality. Links: Dr. Anderson's website Dr. Anderson's appearance of Swedish TV Gaylesta: The psychotherapist association for gender and sexual diversity You can follow Graying Rainbows on...

Duration:00:53:23

GR 2 Loren A Olson, MD author of "Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight"

11/19/2018
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When I first came at at age 60, one of the first books I read was Loren Olson's book Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight. It is a unique combination of personal memoir and guide for men who are coming out later in life. Dr. Olson has been a psychiatrist for over 40 years so he brings a valuable perspective to the conversation. To learn more about Graying Rainbows please visit grayingrainbows.com or visit the Graying Rainbows Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter. Send feedback to...

Duration:00:33:12

GR 1 Historian Lillian Faderman explores "The Gay Revolution"

11/12/2018
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Lillian Faderman's comprehensive history The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle takes us from 1948 through the US Supreme Court decision that legalized Gay marriage in 2015. But for the first episode of Graying Rainbows we tried to focus on the events before Stonewall. Post WW2 was a very difficult time to be Gay in America and it is important to remember how far we have come, especially in these frightening times. The focus of Graying Rainbows will be on sharing resources and...

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Introduction to Graying Rainbows

11/9/2018
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This is the introductory trailer for Graying Rainbows: the podcast community for Coming Out LGBT+ Later in Life. Host, Dr. Ginger Campbell, explains why she is launching a new podcast focused on the needs of people coming out later in life. Dr. Campbell has been podcasting since 2006 (Brain Science and Books and Ideas), but this show represents a significant departure from her previous work. Although she will continue to interview authors, there will be a shift toward community building...

Duration:00:03:04