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Meet our Volunteer: Rachel Cruz

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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. 

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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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Chemsex

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#TransMCR at Sparkle 2016

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#TransMCR 11th June 2016

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LGBT people could finally be acknowledged in the 2021 Census

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In a positive development for LGBT communities, the next national census could be the first to ask people about their sexuality and gender identity. 

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LGBT Foundation Talking Therapies Programme

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The LGBT Foundation has been providing a talking therapies programme to the LGBT community of the North West for well over a decade. We currently offer traditional talking therapies to both individuals and couples as well as delivering the only LGBT specific IAPT service in Manchester. 

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Spotlight: Trans Bare All

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It's good to talk

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Body respect and how to live well now

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A journey of mindfulness

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Tips to tackle low moods

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Coming Out on Canal Street

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LGBT Foundation Intake and Triage Service

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If you need help and aren't sure which service would be best to use then our Intake & Triage Service can help. 

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Volunteering as a counsellor

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What's On?

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Befrienders

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Sometimes we can have all the will in the world to get up and try new things and meet different people, but it’s often our confidence that holds us back…

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Befriending form

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Charity of the Year Award win at the British LGBT Awards

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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.

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#TransMCR

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Stand with us against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

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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).

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Hate Crime App

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Home

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AFA

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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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‘NUL POINTS’: HIV Community Gives Dismal Verdict To NHS England Over PrEP Delays

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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’.

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#TransMCR 14th May 2016

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For Trans People

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Trans Advisory Panel

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Monitoring Sexual Orientation, Gender and Trans Status

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Over the last two decades, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community has seen legislative change which has led to greater acceptance. However, there is still a huge lack of evidence about LGBT people, our needs and experiences. Monitoring sexual orientation, gender identity and trans status is a proven way to address that lack of evidence. Championing sexual orientation and trans statis monitoring for service users and staff across all public services is a key an organisational priority for LGBT Foundation. You can read more about our recommended approach and download our guidance to implementing monitoring here. 

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