Welcome to our news section!
Date Published: 30/06/2016
As part of the Women's Programme Volunteer Corner, Samantha Steele tells us about her experience of working with lesbian and bisexual women who are seeking asylum..read more
Date Published: 29/06/2016
To launch our campaign for lesbian and bisexual women on abuse, Women's Programme volunteer Anna Nikoghosyan talks about power, norms and domestic abuse in relationships between women.read more
Date Published: 13/06/2016read more
Date Published: 06/06/2016
Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation shares his personal views on the recent decision by NHS England not to commission PrEP - the drug that could halt the spread of HIV.read more
Date Published: 31/05/2016read more
Date Published: 27/05/2016
Welcome to the Women's Programme Volunteer Corner and welcome to Rachel Cruz!
Rachel has recently become a volunteer for the Women's Programme and is going to tell you a bit about her life, her identity as a trans lesbian woman and what she's been up to recently.read more
Date Published: 25/05/2016
In a positive development for LGBT communities, the next national census could be the first to ask people about their sexuality and gender identity.read more
Date Published: 16/05/2016
We're very excited to announce that we have won the Charity of the Year Award at the RBS British LGBT Awards for our work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.read more
Date Published: 16/05/2016
LGBT Foundation are taking a stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia by hosting a free community vigil on 17 May to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).read more
Date Published: 11/05/2016
LGBT Foundation are uniting with the HIV community during Eurovision week to give a damning verdict on NHS England’s delays on a game-changing HIV prevention drug.
And the verdict is a resounding ‘Nul Points’.read more
Date Published: 29/04/2016
Welcome to the début of the Women's Programme Volunteer Corner and welcome to Anna Nikoghosyan.
Anna has recently become a volunteer for the Women's Programme and is going to tell you a bit about herself, her activism, and what it's like to be LGBT+, a woman, and an activist in Armenia.
Date Published: 28/04/2016
Saturday 20th August 2016 will be Wythenshawe's Summer Pride Event. The event will take place in The Forum in Wythenshawe from 10am - 3pm. There will be stalls from local organizations, workshops & activities, music & food and lots more.read more
Date Published: 27/04/2016
Wigan’s First LGBT Pride event will take place on August 13th 2016. It is a cross partnership event organised by BYOU, Wigan’s young people’s LGBTQ+ action and support group, supported by youth workers from Wigan Council’s Voice and Engagement Team.read more
Date Published: 20/04/2016
LGBT Foundation are encouraged by the news that NHS England have announced they "will carefully consider its position on commissioning PrEP." The NHS announced they will reconsider their decision on PrEP, following legal representation from National AIDS Trust (NAT). This is welcome news.read more
Date Published: 07/04/2016
David McGovern, Chair of LGBT Foundation, was selected to receive the prestigious honour by Lord-Lieutenant Warren Smith, after decades of work with charities and local communities.read more
Date Published: 22/03/2016read more
Date Published: 14/03/2016
Internationally acclaimed British composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has died at the age of 81. Sir Peter was a patron of LGBT Foundation and the sad news comes just a week after the death of his old friend Tony Warren. We would like to pay tribute to Peter, who was a loyal patron to LGBT Foundation and we send our thoughts to his family and loved ones.read more
Date Published: 10/03/2016
We’re delighted to welcome to the team Lawrence Roberts, Macmillan’s LGBT Project Worker who is working with The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and LGBT Foundation to improve knowledge, understanding and support for LGBT people affected by cancer via the LGBT Cancer Support Alliance group.read more
Date Published: 09/03/2016
Smoking, Vaping, Cancer & the LGBT community. 'Proud 2B Smokefree' is an ongoing project around smoking and vaping which aims to highlight the disproportionate numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people who both smoke, vape or combine the two, and explore how this may link to an increased risk of developing many different types of cancer.read more
Date Published: 02/03/2016
It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of one of the most important figures in British TV history. Here's our tribute to the creator of Coronation Street and long time supporter & patron of LGBT Foundation,Tony Warren MBE.read more