*Friends Aging Quirkily
50+ LGBTQ & Allies in and around Durham for
Fun, Learning, & Friendships
FAQ* is a new collaborative effort to build community among LGBTQ+ folks aged 50+ in & around Durham.
We initially scheduled five events between February and April to launch this effort. We need your help to continue to craft what this effort can and will look like as it continues to grow and serve the community. Will you join us? At each event we hope to hear what sorts of events you would like to co-create.
Next up we are launching our FAQ* Film Series
Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a movie and popcorn.
Location: Durham Center for Senior Life (in the movie theater downstairs)
113 Hunt Street (ample parking is right out front; make sure to use the HUNT STREET address in your GPS!)
Time: Gather at 6:30; film starts at 7:00 pm
June 20, 2019 The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (documentary)
Marsha P. Johnson, a transgender activist who was active in the Stonewall Riots, was found dead in the Hudson River in 1992: the police labelled her death a suicide, but friends suspected she was murdered. (Ken Jaworowski, The NY Times)
July 18, 2019 Big Eden
In this romantic comedy from 2000, a successful gay artist from New York City returns to Montana to care for his ailing father.
August 15, 2019 North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF)
Let’s go see a NCGLFF film together on the 15th. Each of us on our own dime – stay tuned for more information.
Sept. 19, 2019 Gen Silent
A documentary that follows the lives of six LGBT seniors living in the Boston area who must choose if they will hide their sexuality in order to survive in the long-term health care system.
January 16, 2020 Suited
February 20, 2020 Brother to Brother
March 20, 2020 Signature Move
April 16, 2020 Saving face
FAQ* Is a collaborative effort to build community among LGBTQ+ folks aged 50+ in & around Durham. Partners include the LGBTQ Center of Durham, Transitions LifeCare, and the Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL)
For more info contact [email protected]