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Tackling LGBT Body Image

Date Published: 08/01/2016

A special event for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016. Research suggests that eating disorders disproportionately impact many in the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) community.

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Understanding Muslim LGBT Identity

Date Published: 08/01/2016

To celebrate LGBT History Month’s theme of ‘Religion, Belief & Philosophy’, in February LGBT Foundation are hosting a free event to provide a short introduction to Islam by way of helping individuals and organisations to support LGBT Muslims.

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NEW! LGBT Cancer Taskforce

Date Published: 04/01/2016

If you are an LGBT person affected by cancer, or you have cared for someone from the LGBT community who has experienced cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support is setting up a new LGBT and cancer taskforce to get a sense of the issues people feel are important. 

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Opening times for Festive Period 2015

Date Published: 21/12/2015

We know that Christmas and New Year can be a difficult time, so our dedicated staff and volunteers will be providing support at our office and through our helpline. Click here to find out more about our opening hours.

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'Sex by deception' - Statement from LGBT Foundation

Date Published: 17/12/2015

This week Kyran Lee, a 25 year old trans man, received a two year suspended sentence after being convicted in 2014 of one count of sexual assault by penetration on the basis of obtaining ‘sex through deception.’ This and similar cases could be a cause for concern for trans people who choose not to disclose their trans status with partners before having sex.

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Have Your Say:Greater Manchester Budget Consultations

Date Published: 14/12/2015

Too often the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are seldom heard in relation to local service provision. Now we have an opportunity to have our say on funding of local services to make sure that the needs of LGBT people are met across Greater Manchester.

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What do LGBT people want from health & social care servi…

Date Published: 09/12/2015

The National LGB&T Partnership is gathering and compiling information about what lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people want from health and social care services. Take part in a short survey and have your say.

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Chorlton LGBT Voice needed around Dementia

Date Published: 04/12/2015

LGBT people with dementia are especially marginalised, issues impacting LGBT people with dementia are under‐represented in general dementia groups & charities. To challenge this there is an opportunity in the New Year to give LGBT people affected by dementia a voice in the Chorlton,Fallowfield and Whalley Range areas of Manchester. 

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LGBT Christmas Food Bank Appeal

Date Published: 03/12/2015

As we begin to prepare for the festive season LGBT Foundation & Via, Canal Street would once again like to encourage our supporters to help those in our communities who may not be as fortunate as ourselves by donating to the Manchester Food Bank that supports LGBT asylum seekers.

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HIV in Greater Manchester – Men who have sex with men

Date Published: 02/12/2015

New figures from the Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University have revealed that there were 531 new cases of HIV reported in Greater Manchester in 2014, an increase of 13%.

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