Horny young people will likely grow up to be horny old people, yet sex in senior years remains taboo By Dr […]
Sexual rights and the journey to age equality
Yesterday (1st October) was the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). The IDOP has been celebrated every year since 1990 […]
Age, Sex and You: the website for older adults
Age, Sex and You is a new website designed to provide general information, all in one place, about the sexual […]
Are they still doing it?
The question should be, are you ever too old for sex? A Guest blog by Paul Simpson, Senior Lecturer, Health […]
Age of Love, timelapse!
The Age of Love exhibition is a collaboration between myself and Pete McKee, an artist from Sheffield known for his […]
Meet the woman campaigning for anti-ageist sexual health
Author: Maggie Scaife for Bricks Magazine Sexual health amongst the older generation isn’t considered a priority for healthcare services and […]
Let’s talk about sex (and seniors) with Joan Price
Joan Price has been described as a ‘sexpert for seniors’, and there is good reason for this. Joan is an […]
Healthy sexual ageing?
What do we know about the sex lives of older adults across Europe? And how does this fit with ideas […]
Age of Love
I’m delighted to share the news that I have been working with the brilliant Pete McKee on a project for […]
Passion for change: Promoting the sexual rights of older people
I was recently interviewed for The Psychologist (magazine of the British Psychological Society) about my work on the sexual rights of […]
Older Women Rock!
Wow. I have just found this amazing project Older Women Rock! by Leah Thorn. The project is about exploring and […]
Safer-sex in the over-60s
As part of our project Sex, Age & Me which we recently carried out in Australia we talked to 53 […]
Older people do not have sexual rights
Oh yes they do! And there is an urgent need to protect these sexual rights, as evidence continues to grow […]
A triple whammy of stigma: Sexuality & older people
A wonderful write-up of our Ageing and Sexualities symposium, that featured in the The Psychologist: the magazine of The British […]
Grandma Williams talks sex and love
There has been a lot of interest in the sex lives of older people recently. Indeed, hardly a day goes […]
Sex, Age & Me: What everybody ought to know
Two years ago I wrote about the Sex, Age & Me project that we had launched in Australia. It is […]
STDs never get old: Rapping the safer sex message to older people
Regular visitors to my website will have spotted that I’ve blogged about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or diseases (STDs) in […]
Short of dropping Viagra in his tea, I don’t know what to do!
We know that sex can be important to older people’s quality of life. Lots of studies tell us about the […]
Knowledge, stigma and risky sex: STIs in the over 45s
Why over 45s are at risk of sexually transmitted infections – new findings Jenny Dalrymple, Glasgow Caledonian University One consequence […]
Creases: Tate Modern explores age, sexual identities, anxieties and desires
As part of the Bedfellows Sex Re-education programme of events, Tate Modern is hosting a performance called ‘Creases’ which […]