PHOTOS: LGBT Celebs on the Blessing and Curse of Aging

Greg Louganis, Peter Paige, Wilson Cruz, Tuc Watkins, Blake McIver and more shine a spotlight on the joys as well at the challenges that come with aging in the LGBT community.



Peter Paige (The Fosters, Queer as Folk, pictured right)

Best part of growing older?
[laughs] Giving much less of a shit about what other people think.

Greatest challenge of growing older?
Resources. Community. [LGBT seniors] are from a generation that wasn’t out, necessarily, or was out in secret, that was decimated by HIV and AIDS. I think there’s a lot of challenges unique to that generation in terms of isolation and getting the resources to finish their days in fulfilled and safe ways. And dignity!