It's a rather flawed concept anyway. Yes, if you build it they will come. Many people who have fought discrimination all of their lives don't want to retire amongst the generation of religious nuts which fought them every step along the way. But then you have the inevitable result in a retirement community: death. When the gay retirees die, most of them will leave their homes to their children or other relatives who would most likely be heterosexual. So you have turn over when they turn under.
As for your term "sole occupancy", it would be unethical (though not illegal in most places) to restrict the community to gay people. However, these places target a gay market and probably have it in the HOA mission statement that the place is dedicated to being a gay friendly environment.
Palms of Manasota
I think that if gay organizations want to run a shelter program for the GLBT homeless population, that is a good thing. Otherwise, they get classified with all the other single adults and end up at one of the crappy shelters. The nicer shelters are for families, usually, at least around here. But they would really need to have two shelters-one for gay people without kids and one for gay couples with kids, or there are going to be the same problems that led to separating single homeless from families-regardless of orientation, it's best to avoid potential problems.
When it comes to actual housing, though, a program like this seems to be segregating gays to one area. As much as some conservatives probably like that idea, it seems like the opposite of what gay advocates claim their goal is-social acceptability.
I hear the back doors quit working after too much use and no longer close properly, it seems some tenants try to move in appliances and furniture that is too large for the opening.
Aye Carumba re 15 through 17.
I don't even want to make the equivalency argument that if the ABC guys can do this, the straight, white, female, under 30 crowd should be able to have their own exclusive community too.
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