When Richard Rhodes’ lover passed away in 2003, the then-66-year-old gay Atlanta citizen decided he was through with affairs.
“we actually thought, well hell, I’m past the age exactly where anybody is going to be thinking about anything,” the man says to Georgia vocals.
So he had beenn’t planning to big date anyone, but this individual accomplished need available and see customers, therefore this individual established taking part in actions furnished by LGBT senior groups SAGE Atlanta and Atlanta top Timers.
“This husband stumbled on a SAGE meeting one day but ended up being really used with him therefore we merely began speaking so I informed your I was thinking however like Prime Timers better,” Rhodes claims. “So this individual turned up at Prime Timers with another person. We were associates for 12 months and split up and I also relocated set for the destroy.”
Rhodes, right now 78, and William Castro, 60, have-been online dating for 2 many years. And it also’s because of programming like SAGE and Atlanta major Timers, which carry on and supply many companies for LGBT seniors all over the city Atlanta neighborhood. (more…)