GRAI - GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc


Welcome to the GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc (GRAI) website.

We are a Western Australian community-based group with a mission to create a responsive and inclusive mature age environment that promotes and supports a quality life for older and ageing people of diverse sexualities and gender identities.

We are a voluntary group that works actively in the policy and political environment and we would welcome your support and involvement.

As with any organisation, we value feedback from anyone who visits our site so please check back here often for the latest in GLBTI retirement news and let us know if there’s something you want to see us include on our site.

 “The future belongs to truth, science and rationality rather than to dogma, hatred, and ignorance".

The Honourable Justice Michael Kirby AC, CMG

An excerpt from Justice Kirby’s opening address at the Inaugural GRAI Public Forum – held on Tuesday 25 October 2005.

Report of the Survey of the Health and Wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Older People in NSW, 2013-2014

October 9th, 2014 Comments off

This survey sought to investigate the health and wellbeing of LGBTI seniors in New South Wales, including the health issues they are most concerned about, activities they would like to be involved in, and who they would like to connect with in engaging in these activities.

Outrageous Ageing Survey Report

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Too Old to Remember: song of stories of LGBT older people

October 9th, 2014 Comments off

Commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation for their event, A Better Life, this song is composed out of the stories of older LGBT people. It is sung by members of Out Aloud Choir, Sheffield, written by Sally Goldsmith and arranged and directed by Val Regan. Photos by Jo Hanley and Anton Want.

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Sexuality, gender and elder abuse workshop

August 5th, 2014 Comments off

Sexuality, gender and elder abuse:

A workshop exploring rights and practical strategies for aged care service providers

Please note the address for the workshop has changed.

Tues 2 September 2014
54 Bickley Cres (cnr Pether Rd), Manning

8.45am Registration; 9am to 3.00pm

For more information, see the flier here.

Registration (includes morning tea and lunch):

Update: A sundowner has been organised with Dr Catherine Barrett on Thursday 4th Sept, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Brisbane Hotel, 292 Beaufort St, Perth. See here for more information. All are welcome.

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