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MMU Students work with our Village Angels

Date Published: 29/06/2015

Students from Manchester Metropolitan University in the Department of Sociology are working with Public, voluntary and private sector partners to address complex crime and community safety issues within the city centre. 

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Around 35,000 LGBT hate crimes go unreported every year

Date Published: 22/06/2015

Fear of how they will be treated is leading to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) not reporting hate crimes. As a result perpetrators are evading justice, a new report published today reveals.

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Changes to weekend opening times

Date Published: 18/06/2015

Like many other charities we have experienced challenges over the past few months and years. Funding cuts and dwindling resources have led to a very difficult decision to reduce our weekend opening hours.

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Bringing Smoking Out of the Closet

Date Published: 16/06/2015

A special event for professionals and those interested in highlighting LGBT Attitudes to Smoking will take place on Friday 14th August at LGBT Foundation. 

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LGBT Foundation Volunteer Awards 2015

Date Published: 12/06/2015

On Friday 5th June, we celebrated our first Volunteer Awards as LGBT Foundation.

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The state of play in Northern Ireland

Date Published: 12/06/2015

We caught up with John O’Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest LGBT organisation, to find out more about the challenges the Northern Irish LGBT community faces and his views on the current goings-on.

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Andrea's Coming Out Story

Date Published: 01/06/2015

Andrea, 46, shares her personal coming out story with us.

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Half of older LGB people feel their sexuality has a negative…

Date Published: 21/05/2015

Last week we launched a new report on The State of the City for Manchester’s Older LGB Communities which clearly articulates the needs of older LGB people in Manchester, and seeks to make an important contribution to the work on ageing that the City Council has embarked upon.  

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Hate Crime Vigil: Stand with us against hate!

Date Published: 14/05/2015

This year, LGBT Foundation is hosting a Hate Crime Vigil in Sackville Gardens in Manchester’s Gay Village to mark IDAHOBIT on Sunday 17th May from 1pm-2.30pm.

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Celebrate Eurovision and support LGBT Foundation

Date Published: 28/04/2015

Three top tips for celebrating the Eurovision Song Contest (whilst also supporting your favourite charity)

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