(Non-LU) Now We Hear Them: A qualitative study of older lesbians in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan

Project Details


This study aims to explore the relationship between ageing and sexuality through a qualitative ethnographic study of 45 lesbians aged 60 and above in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. We aim to investigate the critical issues facing older women with same-sex desires in the realm of sex and intimacy amid ageing concerns.
Effective start/end date1/08/1631/01/19

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

Funding Scheme

  • General Research Fund

Non-LU Project Funding Information (For reference only)

  • HKD304,426


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