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    Aging Gay Rights Pioneers Find Family They Never Had

    The first generation of openly homosexual men and women are hitting their golden years. But they’re much less likely than their heterosexual counterparts to have had children and some have severed family ties, leaving them little built-in support. Living in traditional elderly care homes is tricky, owing to costs and social discrimination: There’s even pressure to return to the closet. But the conundrum has kick-started a new kind of housing boom: LGBT-friendly senior homes, which are now on the rise from California to South Carolina.

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