Perspectives on Intergenerational Love: Five Couples

Lockhart, John
January 2007
Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p29
This essay discusses gay male intergenerational relationships. An intergenerational relationship is defined as one in which the partners are at least twenty years apart in age. The author gathered data on gay intergenerational relationships and highlights five couples. The author states that intergenerational male relationships break two stereotypes about gay men. These stereotypes are the belief that gay men value youth and that gay men are attracted to other men who like themselves.


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