Latest Updates

This is the stream of consciousness where there is a streaming list of updates from twitter and comments from the site.

For women

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The Lesbian & Gay Foundation provide a wide range of services for women!

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Meet our Volunteer: Anna Nikoghosyan

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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. 

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Pride is coming to Wythenshawe!

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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. 

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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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Job Opportunities

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

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Wigan Pride 2016

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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.

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Mens Workshops

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LGBT Foundation run a series of workshops covering many aspects of modern life.

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#TransMCR 14th May 2016

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Trans Resource Bank

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Tackling transphobia

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Escorting Education

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Kate O'Donnell: Upfront and fabulous!

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NHS agrees to reconsider its decision on PrEP

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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.

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Your Stories

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We had a cup of tea and a chat to find out what some of our community members are up to and to find out a bit more about them.

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#TransMCR

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Meet LGBT Foundation Trustees

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The Board of Trustees of LGBT Foundation are the first and final decision making authority within LGBT Foundation.

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Spotlight: Afternoon T.E.A

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What's On?

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LGBT community development in Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale

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We are supporting the LGBT Community Development Worker for the borough of Rochdale, including Heywood and Middleton, based at Rochdale Boroughwide User Forum (RBUF). 

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Volunteer Awards 2016

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Our brand

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The most striking element of LGBT Foundation's new brand is our logotype. This new logo give prominence to LGBT which is bold and striking element of the logo. The rainbow bard gives further emphasis to who we are and what we do, and of course is an internationally recognised symbol of LGBT equality. Branding information and logos to use can be found here. 

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Chair David McGovern honoured as Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

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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.

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For women

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Do you ❤ girls? We do! LGBT Foundation has a range of services for lesbian & bisexual women.

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Learn something new

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LGBT Foundation holds free monthly workshops for women around a range of topics from cupcakes to career goals. Join us to learn a new skill and make some new friends!

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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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Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

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Pride in Practice is a quality assurance support service that strengthens ans develops your relationship with your lesbian, gya and bisexual patients within your local community. 

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Womens e-Bulletin Review

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Hate Crime App

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Trans Day of Visibility

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PrEP needed today, not tomorrow

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