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The generation that fought hardest to come out of the closet is going back in to survive.

What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person feeding you put down the spoon and said that you are going to hell unless you change your sexual preference?

Sound absurd? Social workers around the world say it's happening every day.

Gen Silent is the critically acclaimed documentary from filmmaker Stu Maddux that asks six LGBT seniors if they will hide their friends, their spouses- their entire lives in order to survive in the care system.

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Nora

Well presented! if you want to make changes to the human condition become a volunteer at an LGBT Center. Adopt a Grandfather or Grandmother visit exchange stories provide companionship. Ask what you can give to make this a better world.

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mickeymouse2able

young gay people should educate themselves on their history. The gay people who lived in the 30s and 40s and before were breathtakingly brave

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Linda

I hate discrimination and I hate when people hurt.

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JULIE

ME TOO. ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY FOR THEM.

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Nora

Educating ourselves and others would be more helpful that just "praying for them”. It is us today who can help change the abuse of others. We need to stop our judgement it is not our job to play God.