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Monday, 28 April 2014 10:16

Spain To Open An Old People's Home Specialized In LGBT People

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Whereas 36 years ago, homosexual people were regarded as “dangerous people” by a law, the result of a recent survey showed that Spain is the country where homosexuality is regarded the most as morally acceptable and this week, it is in Madrid that a new advance took place as regards LGBT people. 

Indeed, for the first time, an old people's home which decided to specialize in LGBT people will open in 2015.

"We're not going to ask you who you sleep with when you apply," he said. "Anyone can come, the only thing to bear in mind is that it specialises in elderly LGTBs. As it is, there are homes for ex-servicemen, nuns or retired workers from specific companies and no one says they are being discriminatory," Federico Armenteros, president of the 26 December Foundation, which is behind the project, told The Guardian.

Most of the time, one only thinks of the young LGBT without truly worrying about the seniors from where the creation of this old people's home as of a center where a lot of activities will be proposed to them.

"Neither the centre nor the home will be places to park old people," said Armenteros. "We want elderly people to feel useful, that they have a good time and feel at home."


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