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LGBT Foundation responds to the conclusion of the Stephen Po…

Date Published: 25/11/2016

Today Stephen Port, who murdered 4 men by overdosing them with GHB, was sentenced to serve a whole life tariff (meaning he will spend the rest of his life in prison).

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Commemorative artwork and vigil planned to mark World AIDS D…

Date Published: 21/11/2016

A workshop to create a commemorative artwork to be displayed at the Manchester’s World Aids Day vigil is just one of the activities being organised by LGBT Foundation to mark the occasion in the city. 

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Manchester’s LGBT Foundation to run daily HIV clinics as p…

Date Published: 21/11/2016

LGBT Foundation is encouraging those most affected by HIV to get tested as part of a national campaign to increase HIV testing. The Greater Manchester campaign, part of National HIV Testing Week, will target gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and highlight the importance of regular testing, knowing your status and taking control.

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PrEP case lawyer explains what it means in terms for the fut…

Date Published: 14/11/2016

Last week the court of appeal ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirming the earlier high court judgment that NHS England can legally fund the HIV prevention drug PrEP. 

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LGBT Foundation reaction to the outcome of the NHS appeal on…

Date Published: 10/11/2016

Commenting on today’s decision, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, the largest LGBT support organisation in the UK, said:

 “We are delighted at today’s decision to uphold the High Court ruling. 

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LGBT Flu Jab Clinic

Date Published: 24/10/2016

Worried about the flu? Not been able to visit your local health centre? Why not pop along to our free, accessible clinic at LGBT Foundation on the morning of Thursday 10th November.

This special flu jab clinic is being supported by City Health Centre, Manchester (gtd healthcare) as part of our Pride in Practice programme.

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LGBT Foundation reaction to 'Alan Turing Law' posthumous par…

Date Published: 20/10/2016

Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation in Manchester, said: The Government move to pardon all gay and bisexual men convicted under the previous gross indecency laws, is an important decision ...

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Volunteer's marvellous act of kindness

Date Published: 10/10/2016

For many, giving up your time to volunteer for the LGBT Foundation would be a great thing to do. But Ian Dyer, one of our long-standing helpers, has decided to show how the LGBT community can help to transform the lives of people by making the wonderful gesture of donating a kidney.  

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Port Trial highlights the importance of online and chemsex s…

Date Published: 06/10/2016

The trial of Stephen Port started this week, and some details of the case may concern members of the LGBT community who use online dating and/or are involved in chemsex. 

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Meet our Volunteer: Jess Gilby

Date Published: 30/09/2016

Women's Programme volunteer Jess Gilby tells us why they started volunteering for the programme and what they gained from it.. 

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