Enhancing the wellbeing of Victoria’s GLBTI communities.


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About Time! GLBT Seniors ALSO Matter

This strategic plan is produced by the ALSO foundation


Private Lives 2 Report

Private Lives 2 report


Older Lesbians and Gays Accessing Health and Aged-Care Services

The paper examines older lesbian and gay people’s experiences of and expectations for the delivery of health and aged-care services.


Providing aged care services for the gay and lesbian community

The ageing of the Australian population is raising concerns within the gay and lesbian community regarding the appropriate provision of services for
older gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or intersex people (GLBTl). Many older GLBTI people fear experiencing discrimination, homophobia and elder abuse in disclosing their identity to service providers.

Aged Services Poster

Aged care services poster

These posters are designed to be put in the waiting room of health services to indicate to GLBTI clients that the service provider is sensitive to their needs.


Towards the Recognition of GLBTI Ageing in Australian Gerontology

The research presented in this thesis investigates whether lessons might be drawn from the experience of activists in the United States of America (USA) and then applied to Australian gerontology, with regard to the recognition of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) issues.

GLIP – Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review

GLIP Review Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006 - Ageing

The Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Interest Group produces an academic, peer-reviewed journal, entitled 'Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review'. They provide a forum for publishing on issues relevant to LGBTI communities in Australia, and aim to bring together the perspectives of practitioners, researchers and activists.


What about us? Positive ageing is also a gay and lesbian issue!

Positive ageing is about an age inclusive society with programs and activities that acknowledge older people as an integral part of society.

Presented at the Health in Difference 5 Conference - 2005


Gen Silent

Gen Silent is a documentary six LGBT seniors if they will hide their friends, their spouses, their entire lives in order to survive in the care system. (USA)


National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Strategy

Designed to inform the way the Australian Government supports the aged care sector to deliver care that is sensitive to and inclusive of the needs of LGBTI people, their families and carers.

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