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June Lowe retires from GRAI after thirteen years of service

June Lowe retires from GRAI after thirteen years of service

After more than thirteen years of helping improve the lives of older LGBTI people, GRAI Board member June Lowe, has announced her resignation. GRAI Chair Michael Berry, thanked June for her time with the organisation including her past service as Chair. “Many of us who are involved on the Board today are here because June […]

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GRAI announce plans for Australia’s first LGBTI+ Village Hub

GRAI announce plans for Australia’s first LGBTI+ Village Hub

GRAI (GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc) have announced they have been approved for three years of funding to establish an LGBTI+ Village Hub – the first of its kind in Australia. Covid-19 has amplified disconnection and loneliness among LGBTI+ elders, who research shows are already more affected than most by social isolation. LGBTI+ seniors are […]

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Perth Spectres raise $4,500 for local LGBTQIA+ community groups

Perth Spectres raise $4,500 for local LGBTQIA+ community groups

Perth Spectres Basketball Club have revealed they will be donating thousands to local LGBTQIA+ community groups, following the success of their Basket-BALL event earlier this year. The fabulous event held in May brought together Perth’s LGBTQIA+ community and allies for a night of revelry, raising a total of $4,500, which is set to be split […]

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GRAI take a look at housing options for LGBTI elders

GRAI take a look at housing options for LGBTI elders

GRAI: GLBTI Rights in Ageing have two upcoming events that aim to spark conversations about how we look at housing as we get older. First up is a screening of the Maison de Himiko, then the following day there will be a forum discussing all the different housing arrangements we might want to consider as get […]

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Queer Book Club’s March selection is ‘Less’ by Andrew Sean Greer

Queer Book Club’s March selection is ‘Less’ by Andrew Sean Greer

Perth’s Queer Book Club has selected Less by Andrew Sean Greer as their book to read in March. The novel was first published in 2017 and won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for literature, and in 2019 it won the Australian Book industry Award for International Book of the Year. It tells the story of Arthur Less, a […]

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GRAI to launch Queer Book Club this December

GRAI to launch Queer Book Club this December

Gay and Lesbian Rights in Ageing Inc. (GRAI) are launching a book club for local LGBTQIA+ folks are you’re invited! GRAI’s Queer Book Club will be reading and discussing LGBTQIA+ books, authors and topics across all genres, with a focus on fiction. Each meeting will focus on one book (with free copies available for those […]

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ANZ Mardi Gras community grants support local organisations

ANZ Mardi Gras community grants support local organisations

A range of LGBTQI+ community projects across Australia will receive grants of up to $10,000 each as part of the third annual ANZ and Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants program. The 11 not-for-profit organisations and individuals will use the funding for a wide range of community projects, including education and training, community development and creation, […]

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Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

UPDATE: PrideFEST Soiree @ UWA has been postponed due to bad weather. Stay tuned for a new date. Pride WA’s 2020 PrideFEST celebrations are kicking off this weekend, with a selection of events at the University of Western Australia. Join WA’s LGBTQIA+ communities for a series of discussions all day long at the UWA Club […]

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GRAI’s Talking Generations returns with games and good times

GRAI’s Talking Generations returns with games and good times

One of our favourite events on the local LGBTIQ+ calendar is back this November. GRAI’s Talking Generations provides an opportunity for people of all ages from WA’s LGBTIQ+ communities to come together and share conversations with good food and great company. This time around, the event is all about games. GRAI will be sorting participants […]

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Vic Park Pride & GRAI’s Barn Dance is back this August

Vic Park Pride & GRAI’s Barn Dance is back this August

One of the most exciting new LGBTIQ+ events of 2019 is coming back bigger and better in 2020. Vic Park Pride and Gay and Lesbian Rights in Ageing Inc. (GRAI) are teaming up for Barn Dance 2020, a multi-generational LGBTIQ+ hoedown at Perth City Farm. The debut event in 2019 brought 500 guests together for […]

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