Editor’s Note: Growing Older

Jun 24, 2021 | 2019 Fall - Growing Older, Editor's Note

Dear Reader,

The theme of this issue is “Growing Older.” Folks were asked: “What are the challenges/ opportunities of being an older bi+ person? How has aging transformed you—in mind, body, spirit, or sexuality? How have you stayed the same? What have been the most significant moments or transitions in your life?”

We present to you the writing of women & non-binary folks from a wide range of experience.

In addition, I am delighted to feature the writings of three Jamaican women in our “Around the World” feature. And, of course, there’s our calendar of events and our advice column.

I’ve been wanting for some time to shine some light on the behind-the-scenes volunteer energy that makes BWQ possible. Thanks to Gail Zacharias who has maintained our print mailing list for decades; to Alana Martin who puts significant effort into keeping our websites in good shape; and to Charlotte Alger who keeps our calendar and schedules our brunches. This is not a complete list—I’ll thank others in future issues.

And finally, it has been a pleasure to finally have the capacity to hire—and pay—student interns. You can read about our two most recent interns on page 23. If you appreciate BWQ, please keep those donations coming. Your support makes a difference.



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