Being mature is a life stage which should be celebrated, it should be rejoiced and it should never be ignored.
There is a special romance that exists within all long term relationships, and that’s regardless of the age difference between them.
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 queer community has changed profoundly over the past few decades, and most especially since the Stonewall Riots.
To be a queer male in today's sex positive society is vastly different than what it has been in history.
Youth, in particular with young gay men, will sometimes bizarrely use the idea of being old as an insult.
If you load up the Grindr application, or any gay dating app you'll find a bunch of varying comments with ageist attitudes that will brazenly attack old trolls, 'daddies' and 'grandpas'.
In 2015, a non-profit gay group in South Florida, was accused of discrimination after they stated that anyone over the age of 40 would be required to pay a 'donation' to obtain entry into a pool party that the group was hosting.
What's sad is that this is not an isolated occurrence.
Often, mature gay men are left to fend for themselves with the majority of queer groups and government funded organisations focusing on queer youth, and young gay men.
This, however, is a trend that can be seen across the world regardless of ones sexuality.
This website is dedicated to exploring the world of mature gays and mature gay sex.