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Ageing and bisexuality: Case studies from the Looking Both Ways project

Jones, Rebecca L and Almack, Kathy and Scicluna, Rachael Marie (2016) Ageing and bisexuality: Case studies from the Looking Both Ways project. Project report. Open University Press, Milton Keynes, UK (KAR id:59528)

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Abstract

This report presents case studies from a research study about ageing and bisexuality. The case studies are freely

• To generate discussion when training health and social care staff working with older people

• To create awareness about the needs of older people in relation to sexuality and care

• To prompt discussions about the impact of people’s earlier life course experiences in later life

• To increase the representation of older people in bisexuality visibility work

are often used in training, educational and policy work. They can help bring issues to life by providing real

However, existing resources focus on the experiences of lesbians and gay men as they grow older. When

being bisexual as they grow older.

Looking Both Ways was a research project exploring the experiences of people with bisexual identities or

in interviews between 2013 and 2015. Half of them identified as bisexual and half did not but had bisexual

support needs in later life. This report provides the case studies and explains the context in which they were

information about bisexuality or about LGBT ageing in general, see the resources list at the end of this report.

Item Type: Monograph (Project report)
Uncontrolled keywords: LGBT ageing, bisexuality, life stories, UK
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV40 Charities
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Rachael Scicluna
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2016 13:41 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 18:26 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/59528 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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