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Accommodating Japan’s ageing sexual minorities: The ‘family of friends’ concept in LGBTI seniors’ residential care

Strickland, L. (2014) Accommodating Japan’s ageing sexual minorities: The ‘family of friends’ concept in LGBTI seniors’ residential care. In: Aoyama, T., Dales, L. and Dasgupta, R., (eds.) Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan. Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 33-46.

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Abstract

Social isolation, lack of support from traditional family structures and fear of discrimination number among the challenges affecting elderly members of sexual minorities in Japan and the needs of this largely invisible component of the population are commonly unacknowledged and unmet when they utilise aged-care services...

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group
Copyright: 2015 The Authors
Publishers Website: https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415717656
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/30013
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