Skip to comments.Low-Income LGBT Senior Housing Opens In Center City Philadelphia
Posted on 02/25/2014 5:11:19 PM PST by Kid Shelleen
The first housing development designed specifically for low-income seniors in the LGBT community had its official opening today in center city Philadelphia. The John C. Anderson Apartments, at 249 South 13th Street, was temporarily swathed in rainbow-colored banners ---SNIP--- Bill Lowden, who used to live in Northern Liberties because he couldnt afford to live in whats commonly called the gayborhood, now lives in the heart of Philadelphias gay community and he loves it.
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Separate but equal?
Aren’t they just like everyone else?
I’m almost afraid to ask, but just how do I demonstrate my qualification for this taxpayer=paid free housing?
Arizona - an EVIL place because it may give the right to people to CHOOSE not to serve homosexuals in their private businesses...
Philly - A WONDERFUL and progressive place place because it uses taxpayer money to build housing to blatantly discriminate against people who are not gay.
ah my birthplace.....
just the visuals of strolling down the street here.
I guess that is no problem.
When it comes time “WE” can check into the Straight/White/Male Friendly unit - wherever that may be located???
I am sure ACLU will be investigating this.
Lets check back in ... say ... five years.
Is homo lifestyle increasing exponentially, or are they just coming out of the closet?
They just don't feel comfortable around your (normal) kind. ;)
I bet a lot of those units will get rented out at market level prices.
Do they get separate water fountains too?
How is this legal?
It seems to me that the ACLU should be all over this. There are no seniors homes set aside for purely heterosexual seniors and it is unfair that heterosexual seniors have no place to call their own! This is obviously a case of discrimination against heterosexual seniors, based on their sexual orientation. The ACLU needs to address this issue post-haste and ensure that heterosexual couples get access to housing specifically designed for their needs!
How do you prove you’re homosexual? Never mind - I don’t want to know.
No, they're better.
Aren't you paying attention?
Isn’t that discriminatory? I mean, that is all we hear when the LGBTQI agitators who are offended by anyone who doesn’t bow to their behavior.
When will the low income housing for senior low income white folks going to open? Just wondering.
If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.
Thanks lightman for the heads up
Maybe there is a test.
who paid for this?
“Arent they just like everyone else?”
Nope, thank God, most of us are nothing like them.
There are not many sadder things to look at than an old queen.
Welcome to the rainbow ghetto.
Every male among them who is over 65 should be given unlimited access to Viagra.
When the society pushes homosexuality and feminizes men true homosexuality will increase and Greek(also Islamic) style homosexuality will also increase and eventually become the norm outside of shrinking Christian circles.
If you are a man just dress snazzy and if you are a woman just clip your hair real short and dress dumpy.
"With the founding of his institute in the early 20th century, Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld laid the groundwork for the betterment of communities through scientific study, education, and enlightened social policy. Through the funding of programs that address concerns in the LGBT community that are often overlooked by other traditional sources, including HIV education, youth services, senior programs and housing, anti-discrimination, and race relations within the community, the mission of the dmhFund is to translate the best of contemporary social and medical science into change that protects, enhances, and saves lives."
Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld (May 14, 1868 - May 14, 1935) was a prominent German physician, sexologist, and gay rights advocate, who developed the theory of a third, “intermediate sex” between men and women known today as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. He studied a broad range of sexual and gender minorities, expanding on the work of Karl Heinrich Ulrichs.
In 1897, Hirschfeld founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee to defend the rights of homosexuals and to repeal Paragraph 175, the section of the German penal code that, since 1871, had criminalized homosexuality. The motto of the Committee, “Justice through science,” reflected Hirschfeld’s belief that a better scientific understanding of homosexuality would eliminate hostility toward homosexuals. He was a brave and tireless campaigner and a well-known public figure of his time, most identified in the public mind with the campaign against Paragraph 175, both quoted and caricatured in the press as a vociferous expert on sexual manners, receiving the epithet “the Einstein of Sex.” He saw himself as a campaigner and a scientist, investigating and cataloging many varieties of sexuality, not just homosexuality. He coined the word “transvestism,” for example.
Although he preferred to project himself as an objective researcher and scientist, Hirschfeld himself was gay, and participated in the gay subculture of Germany. For these activities he gained the epithet “Tante Magnesia” - “Auntie Magnesia.”
Needless to say, Hirschfeld’s work was controversial at the time, and it still is. Critics have claimed that some of his financial support came from closeted but prominent German homosexuals whom he blackmailed. Others complain that his belief that homosexuality was hormonal opened the door for others who were seeking a cure for homosexuality. Though he was immensely popular in some circles, in others he was reviled intensely. Gatherings at which he spoke came under attack from anti-gay groups, and in one instance, in 1921, his skull was fractured and he was left lying in the street.
In 1919, under the more liberal atmosphere of the newly founded Weimar Republic, Hirschfeld opened the Institut für Sexualwissenschaft (Institute for Sexual Research) in Berlin. His Institut housed his immense library on sex and provided educational services and medical consultations. People from around Europe visited the Institut to gain a clearer understanding of their sexuality. Christopher Isherwood writes about his visit to the Institut in his book “Christopher and His Kind.” The Institut also housed the Museum of Sex, an educational resource for the public which it is reported that school classes visited. The Institut is depicted in Rosa von Praunheim’s film “The Einstein of Sex.”
When the Nazis took power, one of their first actions, on May 6, 1933, was to destroy the Institut and burn the library. (The pictures you see of Nazi book-burnings are usually pictures of Hirschfeld’s books ablaze.) Fortuitously, Hirschfeld had left Germany on a world speaking tour in 1930. He never returned, dying in exile in Nice in 1935.
Someone call Newt Gingrich, John McCain, Jeff Flake, and Mitt Romney!! Ask them what they think about this CLEARLY BIASED TAXPAYER FUNDED HOUSING!!
bet they have Doctors and Nurses on hand.Hiv=AIDS sucks.Regrets they have a few..
Someone straight should attempt to move in and if they are rejected file a big lawsuit.
Remember who the mayor of Philadelphia is? Nutter. An appropriate description of this Democrat failure.
I have nothing against the gays having their own building but is it official discrimination against straights? Will Nutter fund a building for straight elderly white people? (Of course not. Just asking to be polite).
I guess the people get the kind of government they want, which means that the sane suffer if they can’t move out.
See, there are jobs no Americans will do!