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Atlanta Prime Timers celebrate 20 years of serving senior gay men

Atlanta Prime Timers, an organization for senior gay men, hosts its 20th anniversary dinner Saturday featuring special guest Rob Howard, the president of Prime Timers Worldwide.

For 20 years, Atlanta's Prime Timers have been offering "social organization that provides mature gay and bisexual men, along with their friends,  the opportunity to enrich their lives through social, educational, and recreational activities."

The dinner, on Saturday, Nov. 12, event begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails s at Mary Mac's Tea Room and dinner to begin at 6:15 p.m.

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Atlanta’s Prime Timers offers outlet for gay retirees

Atlanta's Prime Timers, a social group for older gay men

Life doesn’t stop at 60 and the members of the Atlanta chapter of Prime Timers would argue it is just getting started.

As the Baby Boomers begin to retire, they include the largest amount of out gay senior citizens America has ever seen. The generation that helped pioneer the gay civil rights movement is now blazing a new trail through retirement, re-defining what it means to be gray and gay.

Prime Timers was founded in 1987 in after a retired professor in Boston noticed a need for a social outlet for older gay men. Since then the organization has gone world wide with 74 chapters across North America and Europe. The Atlanta chapter is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and claims over 80 members.