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Get tested!

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How many of us think about our partner's sexual history when we are getting to know them? Do you know yours? Get tested!

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Sexual orientation monitoring in the healthcare system

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LGBT Foundation has been commissioned by NHS England to create an information standard for sexual orientation monitoring. Information standards are used across the health and social care system to support collecting and processing information. This standard will enable health and social care organisations to monitor sexual orientation in a way that is consistent with all other parts of the healthcare system. It will be classed as a fundamental standard, meaning that it applies across the entirety of health and social care.

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LGBT Foundation wants you to help spring clean Manchester’s Gay Village

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With spring in the air thoughts turn to cleaning and we looking for volunteers to take part in a new project to clean up Manchester’s Gay Village.  

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One LB Woman’s Health Story

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‘Lives are at risk if women feel unheard or if there is a lack of empathy and respect and regard for them as people. I have had a great number of medical encounters which have been upsetting or embarrassing’ says Rosie Adamson Clark.

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Drug use amongst Men who have sex with Men in Greater Manchester

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Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Greater Manchester have distinct patterns of drug use, including significantly higher rates of using drugs typically associated with chemsex.

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#TransMCR April: Our Visible Communities

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February 2017 #TransMCR

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What's On?

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Trans Day of Visibility

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#TransMCR

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Voice and communication workshops

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week

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The first ever National Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Health Week takes place this week  (13-17 March 2017) launched by the National LGBT Partnership. The aim of the week is to raise awareness about lesbian & bisexual women’s health inequalities.

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Spark - LGBT Foundation's gay and bisexual men's advisory and social group

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Foundation Launches Trans People's Sexual Health Survey

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On 7March LGBT Foundation launched the Trans People’s Sexual Health Survey to find out more information about trans people’s experiences of sexual health and sexual health services in England.

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Pride in our Health

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Many of us worry when we are asked personal questions by health professionals that some services may not know how to talk to us about our gender identity or sexual orientation. Pride in Practice is working to change this and we are looking for your thoughts on how we can best ensure primary care services move forward to deliver ‘excellence in LGBT healthcare.’

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Consultations

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LGBT Foundation is planning to respond to the following consultations. We would encourage LGBT people and groups to take part, please click on the links provided to find out how to take part. If you would like any help or support taking part in consultations please contact Heather Williams on 0845 3 30 30 30 or email heather.williams@lgbt.foundation.

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Advice surgeries

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Our advice surgeries are a vital part of what we do as an organisation; we provide a safe space for a range of advice surgeries provided by solicitors, police and others.

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Motiv8

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Job Opportunities

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Have a look here to see what opportunities are currently available at LGBT Foundation.

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