Welcome to Sweden's first LGBT retirement home

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Regnbagen, meaning "rainbow house," is Sweden's first retirement home for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

First opened in 2013, Regnbagen has been met with overwhelming success, and even has a waitlist of over 100 people.

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In an interview with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Christer Fallman, Regnbagen's founder, explained the comfort and normalcy in this elderly living community.



As well as the founder, Christer Fallman is Regnbagen's youngest resident at age 57. He tells Reuters that he wanted to create a place where Sweden's LGBT community could retire peacefully.



Watch Regnabagen's video here:

Den franska kanalen ARTE presenterar ett porträtt av Europas första seniorboende för målgruppen hbtq-personer i Stockholm Sverige. Inslaget har visats i kulturprogrammet Focus våren 2014 (6 minuter)

Posted by Regnbågen on Thursday, December 18, 2014


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