Interview with Openhouse Executive Director Seth Kilbourn

Seth Kilbourn describes the Openhouse mission and programs in an interview for the KGO-TV Profiles of Excellence program, which aired June 7, 2014

Hon. Vaughn R. Walker accepts the 2014 Trailblazer Award

Hon. Vaughn R. Walker accepts the 2014 Trailblazer Award, presented by Openhouse Sen. Mark Leno at the 2014 Spring Fling
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, on Sunday, April 27th.

Pam David accepts the 2014 Founders Award

Pam David accepts the 2014 Founders Award, presented by Openhouse founder Dr. Marcy Adelman at the 2014 Spring Fling,
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, on Sunday, April 27th.

The 10th Annual Spring Fling Video

Openhouse debuted this touching video at the 10th Annual Spring Fling (April 27, 2014). One quick viewing, and you’ll enjoy its warmth of spirit and the message of welcome for all LGBT seniors across San Francisco.

This Is Who We Are: Stories of our LGBTQI Elders

Spring of 2013, several older LGBT adults generously shared their stories for a video that Openhouse premiered at the 2013 Spring Fling. Called “This is who we are,” the video conveys how LGBT seniors have transformed our world. Please enjoy this moving 5-minute presentation. We’re grateful to volunteer Pete Betancourt for conducting the interviews, taking innumerable lovely photos and directing the video.

Full Video: “Old Age is No Place For Sissies”–Bette Davis

This moving video tells the story of what aging is like for LGBT older adults.  You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll learn how Openhouse is supporting LGBT seniors every day.

Clip 1: LGBT Seniors Today

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How many LGBT seniors live in San Francisco?  The United States?  What are the issues they face as they age?  Watch this clip to learn more.


Clip 2: LGBT Seniors Tell Their Stories

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Listen and learn from three LGBT seniors as they share their own personal stories about the challenges and joys of growing older.


Clip 3: openhouse Services

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Learn more about the services and programs openhouse offers to support LGBT seniors.


Clip 4: Honoring the Legacy

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Harvey Milk would have been 81 years old this year.   Honoring the legacy of today’s LGBT seniors who paved the way for the freedoms we enjoy today is the key to a bright and happy future for all of us.