A Talk and Listen Group (T&L for short) is a confidential group conversation focused on how we live our lives as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender elders (age 50 and up). It has a few special qualities and guidelines. Here’s how they work: A facilitator guides the discussion to make sure everyone gets a chance to be heard.
The rules are simple: We don’t judge, criticize, or give advice. Instead, we speak only from our own experience, relating the challenges we have faced in our own lives and how we have approached them. Participants are free to take these ideas home to consider whether they suit their own lives. A Talk & Listen Group is not a therapy group, but it is meant to be supportive.