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Homophobic attack inspires volunteer to help vulnerable vict…

Date Published: 09/02/2017

An LGBT Foundation volunteer has told how he was inspired to support victims of hate crime after his friend was subjected to homophobic abuse. 

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Mayoral candidates join the Village Angels on weekend patrol…

Date Published: 31/01/2017

Candidates in the running to become Greater Manchester’s first metro mayor are set to go on patrol with LGBT Foundation’s Village Angels in Manchester’s world-famous Gay Village.

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LGBT Foundation launches Bi Series of events

Date Published: 31/01/2017

Starting in February LGBT Foundation is launching its first Bi-specific series of events.

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George hits London streets in a marathon fundraising effort …

Date Published: 25/01/2017

George Ward a supporter from Nottingham is set to don her trainers and hit the streets to run the 2017 London Marathon to raise funds for LGBT Foundation.

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27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day

Date Published: 22/01/2017

It is a day that we remember all of the victims of the holocaust during the Second World War and all events since where human beings have persecuted each other via deliberate and systematic extermination of national, racial, political, cultural and identity differences. For the LGBT community this day has a particular importance.

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Share your skill, knowledge or interest at Sugar and Spice 2…

Date Published: 18/01/2017

Here at LGBT Foundation we have an opportunity for an individual or group to host a workshop at our annual festival for Lesbian and Bisexual Woman, Sugar and Spice. The festival takes place on the 11-12th March 2017 in our building in Manchester and we have left a space in the schedule for a member of the community or community group to facilitate your very own workshop, talk or skill share session!

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In Memory of Julie Barnes-Frank, formerly of Greater Manches…

Date Published: 04/01/2017

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Julie Barnes-Frank, who was the first recipient of the Alan Turing Memorial Award 2012 at the then Homo Heroes Awards. A police officer for over 30 years, she was one of the first openly-gay officers in Greater Manchester Police and in the country.

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Meet our Volunteer: Katherine

Date Published: 22/12/2016

Meet Katherine, one of Women's Programme Volunteers. She's going to tell you a bit about why she got involved..

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Village Angels get renewed support from Manchester’s Polic…

Date Published: 19/12/2016

Manchester’s Village Angels are set to remain a firm feature on Canal Street thanks the continued support of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. 

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LGBT Foundation gets early Christmas present from Manchester…

Date Published: 19/12/2016

LGBT Foundation has had an early Christmas present of £37,500 from Manchester Pride to help fund its safer sex packs. The welcome donation accompanied Manchester Pride’s announcement that it raised £149k for charitable causes this year. 

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