Sure, that's often labelled as ' Daddy issues' from the ignorant and ageist but that stems from prejudice, and naivety and that’s certainly a culture that they're missing out on.
The youth of today don't necessarily understand the challenges that queer people have had to face throughout history and it’s an important part of our cultural heritage which is being lost.
” “I contacted Gill on the site, we messaged for a few days before meeting for a drink in Cardiff. We now spend at least 4 nights a week together and recently went away for a weekend, as we both love the coast and walking.” “I liked what Steve had said in his profile so I sent him a message.
These people adore the wisdom, the knowledge and the attitudes of these men and find comfort in that.
Mature people, the elderly, are often left to be forgotten.
The comedian, Ricky Gervais, put this serious issue in the headlines by making the suggestion that people of maturity are often neglected, and indeed forgotten, by society because people simply do not want to be reminded of their own mortality.
On the bright side, there are a growing number of events, and organisations which celebrate older gay men and women and who have or continue to tirelessly work in trying to break down the stigma and stereotypes that are often associated with mature gay men.
Put simply, to be ageist or to hold prejudices against mature men is a waste of time.