A short train ride from central Madrid is a scruffy plot of land covered in weeds and surrounded by wire fencing. In just a couple of months work is expected to start to transform the site into Spain's first ever retirement home for gay and lesbian residents.
Spain has been at the vanguard of Europe in terms of gay rights in recent years, but activists say reforming laws has been easier than changing attitudes.
THANKS, Gary. Here in the States I've heard of a few. . .1 or 2 ?. . .in AZ. And there are a few now in the Boston area. . . . .but, from the little I know, it seems these 'spaces' are for the A- list GAYS. . . those with the money. I think the average gay person with meager savings and Social Security would not be able to afford most of these upper-class living scenes. . . .