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.
Inside this issue
1 Letter from the Chair
2 GRAI AGM
3 LGBTI Ageing Strategy – WA launch with the Minister
4 Cloudburst review
5 Law Reform and Social Change
7 Survey, same sex relationships
8 Marriage bells
9 Are they ‘home?’ Dorothy McRae-McMahon
12 They Said
12 Vale Jose Sarria
Click here for GRAI MATTERS Aug 2013
Come and see the highly acclaimed, multi award-winning film CLOUDBURST
Friday 19 July
Cinema Paradiso, Northbridge
6.15 Mingle & enjoy light refreshments
7.00 Film screening
Tix (incl drinks & finger food): $20 / $15 conc.
Pre-paying for your tickets will leave more time for socialising with drinks, savouries and good company…
Sorry we can’t take credit cards, but payment options are
1/ Cheque/money order, made payable to GRAI, (GLBTI Retirement Association Incorporated) sent to: GRAI PO Box 514 North Perth, 6906
2/ Direct debit to 066 118 a/c 1019 2588 (GRAIs account). Please include your name and reference ‘Cloudburst’ and email your receipt number to email@example.com.
We will post your tickets if you advise your address. Alternatively, pick them up on the night.
Any queries, please call June on 9383 7753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Look forward to seeing you on the 19th!
Flier – film night Cloudburst (PDF)
GRAI members and supporters are invited to the W.A. launch of the
National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Strategy
by the Minister for Ageing, Hon Mark Butler
Followed by Q & A with the Minister and Panel with key speakers from GRAI, ACSWA and COTA
Wednesday 10 July 2013
210 Lake Street, Northbridge
Program 4.15 – 6.00pm
Light Refreshments to follow
FREE EVENT, but registration essential
RSVP to: www.acswa.org.au/viewcoursedetails.aspx?courseid=201
Click here for the event flier. (PDF)