Welcome!

Rainbow Ageing is a national project funded by the Australian Research Council. This is the first national Australian study to specifically focus on the health and well-being of older LGBTI adults. More information about the project,  how you can take part, and project findings will be updated in time. In the meantime, check out our About […]

Rainbow Ageing: Housing Security & Experiences of Aged Care Services

We are delighted to announce the publication of our first two journal articles based on the Rainbow Ageing study, with plenty more in the works. The first paper explores older lesbian and gay people’s feelings toward housing security and is based on the national survey. The second paper explores older lesbian and gay people’s experiences of […]

Update on Research Study Progress

Hello to all of our participants! Thank you for participating in Rainbow Ageing. We have completed data collection for the Rainbow Ageing Survey, both the survey and interviews at the end of December 2017. We are now in the process of analysing the results of this study. As it was quite a large survey this […]

LGBTI Coming Back Out Ball

ARCSHS’ Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care is partnering with this fantastic upcoming event the Coming Back Out Ball. Coming up on Saturday 7th October, this spectacular social event celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) elders is sure to be a special night! Find out more here.

LGBTI Elder’s Dance Club

Coming up this Sunday, September 10th,  the LGBTI Elder’s Dance Club! Where:Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy When: Sunday, 10 September 2.00pm – 4.00pm For more information, check out the website here and their facebook page here!

3rd National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference

GLHV, Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care, and the conference committee invite you to be part of the 3rd National lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Conference, in Melbourne, Australia – 5 and 6 October, 2017. This year’s conference explores the ways in which aged and disability services can acknowledge the […]