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WE ARE LGBT FOUNDATION!

Date Published: 01/04/2015

We're excited to announce that The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) is changing its name to LGBT Foundation to reflect the diverse and inclusive work that we do with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

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New Resource:Supporting LGBT Young People in Care

Date Published: 18/03/2015

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and Three Circles Fostering have been working together with care leavers to develop a new resource for foster carers and residential care staff to promote the well­being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people in care.

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Inspirational women set to talk at Sugar & Spice

Date Published: 05/03/2015

The LGF gears up for ninth annual International Women's Day celebration

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86 percent fewer HIV infections found in two PrEP studies

Date Published: 26/02/2015

Two studies of PrEP in gay men and trans women have demonstrated that the availability of PrEP reduced the rate of infection by 86%. This amounts to the highest effectiveness yet seen for PrEP and is superior to most other HIV prevention interventions.

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Out with Prostate Cancer: Focusing on Gay And Bi Men & T…

Date Published: 08/12/2014

The 1st ever  National Prostate Cancer Conference focused on gay and bisexual men and transwomen will take place on Saturday 14th March 2015 at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF). The event is funded by Prostate Cancer  and run by Manchester’s LGF and London’s METRO Centre. 

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Trafford Prime - new project for LGBT's over 50

Date Published: 19/02/2015

A new project for LGBT people over 50 years of age who live in Trafford is being set up for members of the  LGBT community to share and discuss their thoughts on health and social care issues including housing.It launches on Friday 27th February 2015 at Trafford Housing Trust.

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Celebrating women in LGBT History

Date Published: 19/02/2015

Celebrating the LGBT women who inspire us.

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The Last Taboo

Date Published: 17/02/2015

Sex, sexuality and intimacy among old people and care home residents in particular is the last taboo. There is little awareness of the intimate and erotic needs of older care home residents needs.

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We're a Living Wage employer!

Date Published: 17/02/2015

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that The LGF has accredited as a Living Wage employer.

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Male counsellor / psychotherapist required for trauma therap…

Date Published: 17/02/2015

Survivors Manchester and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are launching a new therapy group for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, who also identify as gay or bisexual.

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