Prime Timers Cleveland

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Prime Timers Cleveland, Cleveland’s “premier social organization for mature gay men and their admirers,” was founded in 2000. Prime Timers Cleveland is a local chapter of the international social organization Prime Timers Worldwide. Prime Timers Cleveland’s primary purpose is to “[provide] social opportunities to come together in a supportive atmosphere to enjoy social, educational, and recreational activities.” Prime Timers Cleveland’s membership open to “all adult males over twenty-one who promote educational, cultural, and social activities for older gay and bisexual men.” Prime Timers Cleveland hosts regular monthly meetings, sometimes hosted in member’s homes, “in the social hall of a local church, or alternatively at a restaurant.” Group activities have included “potlucks, tours, movies,” “annual Thanksgiving dinner and holiday celebrations,” and “giveaways, raffles, and other surprises at meetings.”

Gay People’s Chronicle. August 17, 2001.

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  • Braun, Douglas. “Founder Shares History With Ohio Prime Timers.” Gay People’s Chronicle. August 17, 2001. Page 3.
  • Sanderson, Ralph. “Age is Not A Factor for Joining Prime Timers.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2006. Page B-15.
  • Sanderson, Ralph. “Mature Prime Timer Men Come From All Walks of Life.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2004. Page B-11.
  • Walton, Ron, and Victor Shank. “Older Gay Men and Friends Gather in Three Ohio Cities.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2002. Page C-5.
  • Walton, Ken. “Chorus to Join in Prime Timers Gathering at Stallion.” Gay People’s Chronicle. September 6, 2002. Page 7.
  • Walton, Ken. “Prime Timers is a Friendly Alternative to the Bars.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2003. Page A-19.
  • “Welcome.” Prime Timers Cleveland. (Archived webpage ca. 2011).
  • “Who We Are.” Prime Timers Cleveland.
  • Williams, James L.. “Prime Timers Come from All Walks of Life.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2008. Page A-19.
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